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

Posted on Jun 10 2017 - 4:17am by admin

stories achieving Owngoalnigeria.com has it that FC Porto Nigerian defender Chidozie Awaziem will pair William Troost-Ekong within the coronary heart of Nigerian defence after they tackle South Africa the following day.

Awaziem was once selected ahead of Chelsea defender Kenneth ‎Omeruo as tutor Gernot Rohr wants to work with majority of the gamers who have been with him in the coaching tour of France.

The train maintained the bulk of the squad that defeated Togo three-0 of their remaining friendly game with Mikel Agu and Ikechukwu Ezenwa the only avid gamers dropped for the returning duo of Ogenyi Onazi and Daniel Akpeyi.

It’s still uncertain if the dropping of Omeruo who has been a stalwart within the coronary heart of Nigeria’s defence since 2013 has the rest to do with the physiological aspect South Africa striker Tokelo Rantie has over him.

The closing time Nigeria performed South Africa in Uyo, the game ended 2-2 however Omeruo struggled to maintain the rampaging forward in check, and with the ahead set to steer the line once more for South Africa on Saturday, it usually is that he has cost Omeruo his spot in the Nigeria group for the conflict.

Rohr has also picked 4-3-three as the type his crew will undertake towards South Africa, who are hoping to finish an uncongenial run of no win towards Nigeria in any competitive recreation, as their handiest win came in a pleasant game in 2004.

validated 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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