Nigeria have released a strong starting Super Eagles XI to tackle Guinea in today’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, second Group B tie at Alexandria Stadium.
Head coach of Nigeria, Gernot Rohr has released a list of eleven players to start the match against the Syli Stars.
Rohr dropped captain John Obi Mikel and Villarreal sensation Samuel Chukwueze from the starting line-up.
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Nigeria head to the match after defeating Burundi 1-0 over the weekend while Guinea played a 2-2 draw against Madagascar.
Nigeria and Guinea have met 17 times in the past with the Super Eagles winning five, drawing seven and losing five.
Below is Nigeria’s starting XI against Guinea:
Akpeyi, Omeruo, Balogun, Aina, Awaziem, Ndidi, Etebo, Iwobi, Musa, Simon, Ighalo
The kick-off time for the match is 3:30 pm.