Super Eagles Starting XI against Croatia


The Super Eagles starting XI for their Group D game against Croatia at the Kaliningrad stadium on Saturday has been released.

Coach Gernot Rohr, who is sticking with a 4-3-3 formation, has kept faith with goalkeeper Francis Uzoho ahead of Daniel Akpeyi and Ikechukwu Ezenwa.

Kenneth Omeruo gets the nod ahead of Leon Balogun and partners William Troost-Ekong in central defense.

There are no other surprises in the team.

Starting XI: Francis Uzoho, Shehu Abdullahi, William Troost-Ekong, Kenneth Omeruo, Brian Idowu, Etebo Oghenekaro, Wilfred Ndidi, Mikel Obi, Alex Iwobi, Victor Moses, Odion Ighalo.

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