The combat for spots within the midfield of the tremendous Eagles of Nigeria is one as a way to for sure provide show of the group Gernot Rohr a nice headache as a result of the options to be had to him.
FC Porto shielding midfielder Mikel Agu arrived the camp of the group this night alongside the likes of Alex Iwobi, Kelechi Iheanacho, Moses Simon, Wilfred Ndidi, Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Alhassan Ibrahim.
Mikel Agu who spent remaining season on mortgage to Portuguese aspect Vitoria Setubal impressed Rohr all through the group coaching tour in France, and did very neatly within the two take a look at video games in opposition to Corsica and Togo nationwide group.
alternatively he faces strong competitors from the common midfielders in the staff in Ndidi and John Ogu as both players are additionally within the crew’s camp in Uyo ahead of preparations for the Saturday AFCON 2019 Qualifiers tie in opposition to South Africa.
Captain Ogenyi Onazi is predicted to start out as a part of a 3 man midfield, and in the absence of regular captain John Obi Mikel, Ndidi is predicted to take his spot leaving Agu and Ogu in a straight battle to impress Rohr.
coaching starts tomorrow and Owngoalnigeria.com will as usual bring to you tit bits from the learning session ahead of the crunch tie on Saturday.