Nigeria caretaker coach Salisu Yusuf is going for goals and youth in tonight’s friendly against Mali in Rouen, France. Kick off time is...
Nigeria caretaker coach Salisu Yusuf is going for goals and youth in tonight’s friendly against Mali in Rouen, France. Kick off time is 7pm.
AfricanFootball scooped that Yusuf is set to start several youngsters including former Flying Eagles skipper Musa Mohammed, Kelechi Iheanacho and Alex Iwobi in a line-up that promises so much now and in the future.
According to the team’s last training in France on Thursday evening, Musa will finally make his full international debut alongside a defence made up of goalkeeper Carl Ikeme, left back Kingsley Madu and central defenders Leon Balogun and William Troost-Ekong.
|Iwobi will start upfront alongside Iheanacho and Ighalo|
Both strikers have impressed in training in France.
Likely starting XI:
Carl Ikeme Musa Mohammed, Kingsley Madu, Leon Balogun, Troost-Ekong – Onazi, Shehu Abdullahi, Moses Simon, Umar Aminu, Alex Iwobi, Kelechi Iheanacho - Odion Ighalo