[Full Time] 1-0: Iheanacho gives Super Eagles lead against Egypt’s Pharaohs
The Nigerian men national team have defeated their Egypt opponent 1-0, thanks to the superb shot by Kelechi Iheanacho in the first half of the game.
Nigeria and Egypt are both in the Group D of the AFCON 2021 tournament hosted by Cameroon.
Super Eagles dominated the first quarter of the game, pinning down Egypt’s main man, Mohamed Salah, here’s the starting line -up for the two teams.
Nigeria’s starting XI:
Maduka Okoye (Goalkeeper), Ola Aina, Kenneth Omeruo, William Troost-Ekong, Zidu Sanusi, Wilfred Ndidi, Joe Aribo, Kelechi Iheanacho, Moses Simon, Samuel Chukwueze and Taiwo Awoniyi.
Daniel Akpeyi (Goalkeeper), Francis Uzoho (Goalkeeper), Tyronne Ebuehi, Alex Iwobi, Kelechi Nwakali, Chidera Ejuke, Umar Sadiq, Henry Onyekuru, Ahmed Musa, Frank Onyeka, Olisa Ndah and Jay Ajayi.
Egypt’s starting XI
Abdallah M., El Fotouh A., Elneny M., El Shenawy M. (G), Fathi H., Hamdi M., Hegazy A., Marmoush, Salah M., Tawfik A., Trezeguet
Egypt Sub: Sobhi M. (G), Abdelmonem M., Alaa M., Ashour E., Ashraf A., Gad M., Kamal O., Lasheen M., Said A., Sayed A., Sherif M., Sobhi R.