The Flying Eagles have made two changes to their starting XI against Gambia in today’s U20 AFCON semifinal with skipper Daniel Bameyi back and Abel Ogwuche staying put after he impressed against Uganda.
Shaky right Augustine Njoku has also been dropped and his place has been taken by Benjamin Frederick.
Otherwise, coach Ladan Bosso has maintained the team he started against the Hippos of Uganda.
Haliru Sarki starts at right wing, Mohammed Aminu starts in midfield and Francis Ayuba has again been preferred to Gent striker Ahmed Abdullahi to lead the strike force.
Flying Eagles Starting XI vs Gambia (4-3-3)
Chijioke Aniagboso – Solomon Agbalaka, Benjamin Frederick, Daniel Bameyi (Captain), Abel Ogwuche – Onuche Ogbelu, Mohammed Aminu, Samson Lawal – Ibrahim Mohammed ‘Beji’, Francis Ayuba, Haliru Sarki