Nigeria vs Guinea: Mikel Left out as Rohr releases starting XI against Syli Stars


Nigeria national footbal team have released a strong but shocking starting XI to tackle Guinea in today’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, second Group B tie at Alexandria Stadium.

Super Eagle’s of Nigeria Skipper John Obi Mikel

According to Allnigeriasoccer, Head coach of Nigeria, Gernot Rohr released a list of eleven players to start the match against the Syli Stars.

Rohr surprisingly dropped captain John Obi Mikel, from the starting line-up.

However, Nigeria head to the match after defeating Burundi 1-0 over the weekend while Guinea played a 2-2 draw against Madagascar.

Before now, Nigeria and Guinea have met 17 times in the past with the Super Eagles winning five, drawing seven and losing five.

Below is Nigeria’s starting XI against Guinea:

Akpeyi, Omeruo, Balogun, Aina, Awaziem, Ndidi, Etebo, Iwobi, Musa, Simon, Ighalo

The kick-off time for the match is 3:30 pm.

Editor’s Comment:

It could turn out to be an even Steven’s event, nevertheless we wish the super eagles a resounding victory in today encounter.



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