Exclusive – Rohr Goes For 4-3-3, Omeruo Dropped, Awaziem To Partner Ekong in Central Defence

Posted on Jun 9 2017 - 5:23pm by admin

experiences attaining Owngoalnigeria.com has it that FC Porto Nigerian defender Chidozie Awaziem will pair William Troost-Ekong within the coronary heart of Nigerian defence once they take on South Africa day after today.

Awaziem was once chosen in advance of Chelsea defender Kenneth ‎Omeruo as coach Gernot Rohr desires to work with majority of the players who have been with him in the training tour of France.

The instruct maintained the majority of the squad that defeated Togo three-0 of their ultimate pleasant sport with Mikel Agu and Ikechukwu Ezenwa the only avid gamers dropped for the returning duo of Ogenyi Onazi and Daniel Akpeyi.

It’s nonetheless doubtful if the dropping of Omeruo who has been a stalwart in the heart of Nigeria’s defence on the grounds that 2013 has the rest to do with the physiological side South Africa striker Tokelo Rantie has over him.

The closing time Nigeria played South Africa in Uyo, the sport ended 2-2 but Omeruo struggled to maintain the rampaging forward in check, and with the ahead set to lead the road once more for South Africa on Saturday, it could be that he has cost Omeruo his spot within the Nigeria team for the clash.

Rohr has additionally picked four-3-three because the fashion his staff will adopt towards South Africa, who’re hoping to finish a nasty run of no win against Nigeria in any competitive sport, as their best win came in a pleasant sport in 2004.

proven Line -Up.

Daniel Akpeyi

Shehu Abdullahi

Elderson Echiejile

William Troost-Ekong

Chidozie Awaziem

Ogenyi Onazi

Oghenekaro Etebo

Wilfred Ndidi

Ahmed Musa

Alex Iwobi

Kelechi Iheanacho

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