AFCON 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
Joe Aribo
Alex Iwobi
Samuel Chukwueze
Kelechi Iheanacho
Ahmed Musa (C)


Henry Usiayo is a practicing journalists with several years of experience covering sport events. He is currently a sport content creator with

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