Saudi Arabia new import, Ahmed Musa, has been handed the captain’s band as the Super Eagles file out in Victoria this afternoon against The Pirates of Seychelles.
Ahmed, who be operating from the wings, will be joined by Russia 2018 World Cup flop, Odion Ighalo, and Kelechi Iheanacho in the attack.
Rookie goalie and Eche of Spain new buy, Francis Uzoho, retained his place in goal and will be supplied cover by Kenneth Omeruo, Leon Balogun, Chidozie Awaziem and Bryan Idowu.
Nigeria’s midfield will be marshaled by Ogenyi Onazi, Wilfried Ndidi and debutant Samuel Kalu.
The substitutes are Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Oghenekaro Etebo, John Ogu, Henry Onyekuru, Simy Nwankwo, Semi Ajayi and Joel Obi.
The Gernot Rohr side must win this afternoon having lost the first match of the qualifiers by two nil to South Africa in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.
The tie kick off at 1:30pm Nigeria time.