The Highest goal scorer for the Super Eagles in the just concluded Africa Cup of Nations qualifying series, Odion Ighalo will be starting from the bench as the Eagles host Pharaohs of Egypt in an international friendly.
In preparation for AFCON 2019, Gernot Rohr made slight changes from the team that defeated Seychelles 3-0 in the last group match of the qualifying series.
Akpeyi replaces Uzoho in goal as Onuachu and Simon Moses made the starting line-up for the Eagles.
Nigeria Vs Egypt Match Time, Venue
The encounter will take place at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba, Delta and will kick off by 6 pm (West African Time).
Eagles Lineup vs Seychelles
Akpeyi; Shehu, Balogun, Ekong, Jamilu, Ndidi, Ogu, Simon, Onyekuru, Iwobi, Onuachu
— The NFF 🇳🇬 (@thenff) March 26, 2019