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LINEUP: Iwobi returns for Lesotho clash after overcoming COVID-19

LINEUP: Iwobi returns for Lesotho clash after overcoming COVID-19
March 30
17:01 2021

Gernot Rohr, Super Eagles head coach, has named the starting lineup for the game against Lesotho at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos.

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Goalkeeper Francis Uzoho returns to the Super Eagles starting eleven for the first time since 2019 when he sustained an injury in a game against Brazil.

The only change to the backline that faced Benin Republic is Ola Aina who makes way for Tyrone Ebuehi.

Completing the backline are Leon Balogun, William Troost-Ekong, and Zaidu Sanusi while Galatasaray star Oghenekaro Etebo will form a double pivot with Wilfred Ndidi in midfield.

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Rangers midfielder Joe Aribo was not included in the matchday squad.

Earlier in the day, Alex Iwobi tested negative for COVID-19 following a positive result last weekend.

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The Everton star starts on the left wing with Samuel Chukwueze attacking from the right side.

In-form strikers, Victor Osimhen and Kelechi Iheanacho, are the arrowheads up front.

The game will get underway at 5pm.

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