It was reported earlier by owngoalnigeria.com that coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has decided to go with a formation of three central defenders in his line up for Tuesday’s match against Argentina.
According to a report in owngoalnigeria.com, the players who will be starting the game for Nigeria are going to play in a 5-3-2 formation which translates to 3-5-2 when they attack.
In the starting line up, goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi is back in goal, while Chidozie Awaziem will line up alongside William Troost-Ekong and Leon Balogun as part of a three man central defence.
Daniel Akpeyi (GK); Chidozie Awaziem; Leon Balogun; William Troost-Ekong; Shehu Abdullahi; Ola Aina; John Ogu; Wilfred Ndidi; Mikel Obi
Alex Iwobi; Kelechi Iheanacho and Maxwell Pius