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Nigeria have picked the starting team for this evening’s World Cup qualifier against Algeria in Uyo.

South Africa-based goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi is in goal with Kenneth Omeruo and Elderson Echiejile as fullbacks.

Leon Balogun from German club Mainz 05 will re-enact his central defence partnership with William Troost-Ekong after injury kept him against Zambia.

Defensive midfielders are skipper Mikel Obi and Ogenyi Onazi, while Victor Moses and Alex Iwobi will run the flanks when attacking and come into the midfield when the Eagles are defending.

Portugal-based forward Oghenekaro Etebo will play a more attacking midfield role to support top striker Kelechi Iheanacho, who is on course to score his fifth goal in as many matches for Nigeria.

Eagles first team 4-2-3-1

Daniel Akpeyi – Kenneth Omeruo, Elderson Echiejile, Leon Balogun, William Troost-Ekong – Ogenyi Onazi, Mikel Obi - Oghenekaro Etebo, Victor Moses, Alex Iwobi - Kelechi Iheanacho 

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  1. No single northerner not even Ahmed Musa. So it is well with southern super eagles.

    1. Big fool! wat about d goal scorer and man of d match victor moses?


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