Hint On How Super Eagles Will Likely Lineup Against Egypt – Musa Starts


The senior national team of Nigeria will later today begin their campaign at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations when they take on Egypt in their first group game.
Interim coach of the Nigerian team Austine Eguavoen will be in charge of the team for the first time in a competitive game as he aim to steady the ship for incoming substantive coach Jose Peseiro. tracked the team’s training session as well as the test game they had in Cameroon against Coton Sport and from what we observe the team will play in a 4-2-3-1 formation.
However we believe that a decision on who will play in central defence isn’t known yet per what we have witnessed same as in attack where the duo of Sadiq Umar and Taiwo Awoniyi are battling for a starting spot.
Below is how we think they will line up later today with captain Ahmed Musa set to start on the right, while Moses Simon will operate from the left with a specific instruction to help Zaidu Sanusi against the dangerman in the Egyptian team Mohammed Salah.
Starting XI
Maduka Okoye
Kenneth Omeruo (Chidozie Awaziem)
William Troost-Ekong
Ola Aina
Zaidu Sanusi
Wilfred Ndidi
Joe Aribo
Kelechi Iheanacho
Chidera Ejuke
Ahmed Musa
Moses Simon
Sadiq Umar/Awoniyi

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