2022 AFCON Playoffs AFCON Qualifiers: Sierra Leone, Nigeria Confirm Line Up

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has handed Kelechi Iheanacho a starting berth ahead of the crucial AFCON qualifier against Sierra Leone at the Siaka Steven Stadium, Freetown.

 
Rohr made two changes to the squad that started in last week Friday’s 4-4 draw against the Leone Stars at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium.
 
Iheanacho comes in for injured Victor Osimhen who has returned to Napoli after he picked up and injury in the first leg.
 
Ola Aina will start in the left back ahead of Zaidu Sanusi who started in Benin.
 
Super Eagles are condemned to win the game after they allowed Sierra Leone to bounce back and held them to 4-4 stalemate.
 
Here is how both teams will line up ahead of the game.
 

Sierra Leone starting XI

 

 
Mohamed Kamaru
 
Mustapha Dumbuya
 
Kevin Wright
 
Yeami Dunia
 
Abubakarr Samura
 
Kwame Quee
 
Rodney Strasser
 
Alhaji Kamara
 
Mohammed Buya Turay
 
Mohammed Kamara (C)
 
 
 

Super Eagles Starting XI

 
Maduka Okoye
 
Kevin Akpoguma
 
William Troost-Ekong
 
Leon Balogun
 
Ola Aina
 
Oghenekaro 
 
Joe Aribo
 
Alex Iwobi
 
Samuel Chukwueze
 
Kelechi Iheanacho
 
Ahmed Musa (C)
 
 

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