Arsenal, Man City Stars Start, Two Porto Talents Make Debut As Nigeria Announce Starting XI vs Togo
Published: June 01, 2017
Arsenal, Man City Stars Start, Two Porto Talents Make Debut As Nigeria Announce Starting XI vs TogoSuper Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has announced his starting lineup for Thursday's international friendly against Togo at Stade Municipal, Saint-Leu-la-ForĂȘt in Paris, starting from 1800 hours.

Two players in the shape of Porto duo Mikel Agu and Chidozie Awaziem will make their international bow for the three-time African champions, having made the starting eleven.

FC Ifeanyi Ubah netminder Ikechukwu Ezenwa has kept his place in goal ahead of Dele Alampasu, while William Troost-Ekong, Awaziem, Abdullahi Shehu and Elderson Echiejile start in defense.

Oghenekaro Etebo, Wilfred Ndidi and Mikel Agu start in midfield.

The attack has a more familiar look, with Kelechi Iheanacho (Manchester City), Ahmed Musa (Leicester City) and Alex Iwobi (Arsenal) all starting.

Nigeria Starting XI vs Togo : Ezenwa; Troost-Ekong, Awaziem, Abdullahi Shehu, Echiejile; Etebo, Ndidi, Mikel; Musa, Iwobi, Iheanacho.

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