The Super Eagles starting XI for this evening’s 2018 FIFA World Cup clash with DR Congo has been revealed.
Deportivo La Coruna goalkeeper Francis Uzoho will be in goal for the game scheduled for the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium in Port Harcourt behind the defensive quartet of Tyrone Ebuehi, William Troost-Ekong, Leon Balogun and Elderson Echiejile.
Ogenyi Onazi, Joel Obi and Oghenekaro Etebo will man the midfield against Florent Ibenge’s team while the trio of Junior Lokosa, Kelechi Iheanacho and Simeon Nwankwo.
After the DR Congo game, Gernot Rohr’s team will face England on June 2 before playing Czech Republic in Austria in their final World Cup warm up game ahead of this summer’s tournament in Russia.
Nigeria XI v DR Congo: Uzoho; Ebuehi, Ekong, Balogun, Echiejile; Onazi, Etebo, Joel Obi; Lokosa, Iheanacho, Simy