Rohr Makes Two Changes For Czech Republic Friendly

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has made two changes to the starting XI ahead of the team’s last World Cup warm up game against Czech Republic.

The friendly match is an important part of the Eagles preparation ahead of this summer’s FIFA World Cup tagged Russia 2018.

The two changes from the starting lineup for the England game comes in midfield where Hapoel Beersheva of Israel maestro John Ogu and Leicester City star Wilfred Ndidi come in for the duo of Ogenyi Onazi and Joel Obi who were below par against the Three Lions on Saturday.

Rohr and his players will start their Group D campaign at the World Cup with Croatia on Saturday, June 16 before facing Iceland and two-time winners Argentina.

Nigeria Starting XI vs. Czech Republic: Francis Uzoho, Shehu Abdullahi, William Troost-Ekong, Leon Balogun, Brian Idowu, John Ogu, Wilfred Ndidi, Alex Iwobi, John Mikel Obi, Victor Moses, Odion Ighalo