2022 WCQ: Ighalo Starts For Super Eagles Vs Cape Verde

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Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has named Odion Ighalo in his starting line-up for today’s 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier against the Blue Sharks of Cape Verde, Competesports.com reports.

Ighalo, who is making a return to the team after over two years absence will pair Napoli forward Victor Osimhen in attack.

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Leicester City’s Kelechi Iheanacho dropped to the bench for the experienced striker.

Rohr sticked with the same 3-5-2 formation he used in the Super Eagles last two games against Central African Republic and Liberia.

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Watford new boy Maduka Okoye kept his place in goal, while the trio of Chidozie Awaziem, Leon Balogun and William Troost-Ekong also remain the central defenders.

Versatile Moses Simon and Jamilu Collins will once again operate as wing-backs.

Wilfred Ndidi, Joe Aribo and Alex Iwobi will take charge of the midfield.

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Source: Complete Sports

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