Osimhen, Iheanacho to lead Eagles’ attack against Benin (See line up)


Gernot Rohr, Super Eagles head coach, has named his starting lineup for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Benin Republic.

The Nigerian squad is determined to win against the Squirrels when they file out on Saturday at the Stade Charles de Gualle.

The match is expected to commence behind closed doors by 5 pm.

The 67-year-old Franco-German tactician has set up his side in a 4-4-2 formation with Osimhen and Iheanacho leading the attack.

Below is the line up:

Super Eagles XI: Okoye, Aina, Sanusi, Troost-Ekong, Balogun, Ndidi, Aribo, Chukwueze, Iwobi, Osimhen, Iheanacho

The Super Eagles are to return to Lagos for the second game against Lesotho on Tuesday.

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