The lineup of the Super Eagles for their quarter final game against Bafana Bafana of South Africa has been exclusively revealed to the editorial team of


As reported by this portal yesterday coach of the team Gernot Rohr maintained the 4-3-3 system that turns into a 4-2-3-1 when they are defending. However he has made two changes to the starting lineup.

Jamilu Collins is back in the squad and will play his first game after recovering fully from the groin injury that has kept him out of the team. He will take the place of Ola Aina in defence.

Aina is the only change in the back four with the trio of William Troost-Ekong, Kenneth Omeruo and Chidozie Awaziem keeping their spots in front of goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi.

In midfield, Rohr maintained same trio with Wilfred Ndidi playing as the defensive midfielder and Oghenekaro Etebo will occupy the central midfield role just behind Alex Iwobi who will once again play in the number ten role.

In attack, Moses Simon who started in the win over Cameroon in the round of 16 makes way for the man who substituted him in the game in Samuel Chukwueze who will operate from the right with captain Ahmed Musa keeping his spot on the left.

Odion Ighalo who is the joint top scorer of the tournament with three goals will be hoping for more of the same like the brace he got against Cameroon in the last game.

Lineup :

Daniel Akpeyi

Chidozie Awaziem

Jamilu Collins

William Troost-Ekong

Kenneth Omeruo

Oghenekaro Etebo

Wilfred Ndidi

Alex Iwobi

Samuel Chukwueze

Ahmed Musa

Odion Ighalo

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