Head coach of Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr have named his final starting XI of Nigeria’s last 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) game in Egypt. Nigeria take on the Carthage Eagles in the losers final at the Al Salam Stadium in Cairo and the German tactician have made two changes to the squad that started during the 2-1 semi finals defeat to Algeria.
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Kenneth Omeruo and William Troost-Ekong retain their place in the heart of defence while Ola Aina came in for Chidozie Awaziem at right back. Jamilu Collins kept his place at left back following some fantastic displays so far.
Rohr kept faith with the midfield trio of Wilfred Ndidi, Oghenekaro Etebo and Alex Iwobi while Odion Ighalo is flanked by Ahmed Musa and Villarreal sensation Samuel Chukwueze.
Nigeria has never lost a third place match before and will be gunning for the bronze in her eighth losers final.
Nigeriia v Tunisia: Francis Uzoho, Ola Aina, Jamilu Collins, Wilfred Ndidi, William Troost-Ekong, Kenneth Omeruo, Samuel Chukwueze, Oghenekaro Etebo, Odion Ighalo, Alex Iwobi and Ahmed Musa.