—Ikeme, Haruna, Izunna, Simon Set To Start
EXCLUSIVE ByJohnny Edward In Dar Es Salaam:
Wolverhampton Wanderers goalkeeper Carl Ikeme will make his international debut for Nigeria’s Super Eagles in Saturday’s African Cup of Nations qualifier against Tanzania, completesportsnigeria.com has scooped from here in Dar Es Salaam.
Also expected to make his debut for the Super Eagles is Amkar Perm midfielder Izunna Uzochukwu in the deeplying role along with Usman Mohammed.
There’s also a place for Lukman Haruna in the Eagles midfield. If he does make the starting line up it will be his first Nigeria game in five years.
In defence, the duo of Kenneth Omeruo and William Troost-Ekong will pair in the heart of the Eagles rearguard and will be flanked by Solomon Kwambe on the right and Kingsley Madu on the left.
The Eagles attack will see Al Ain forward Emmanuel Emenike return to the starting line-up after missing the opening game against Chad in Kaduna.
He will be supported by the duo of Moses Simon and stand-in skipper Ahmed Musa.
LIKELY SUPER EAGLES LINE-UP
1 Carl Ikeme
2 Solomon Kwambe
3 Kingsley Madu
4 Usman Muhammed
5 Kenneth Omeruo
6 William Stroot-Ekong
7 Ahmed Musa
8 Izunna Uzochukwu
9 Emmanuel Emenike
10 Haruna Lukman
11 Moses Simon