Flying Eagles in “must-win” game


Coach of Nigeria's Flying Eagles, John Obuh (pictured left), has rung several changes to his starting XI against Gambia in a must-win African Youth Championship match on Sunday.

Olympic international Emmanuel Anyanwu will make his first start in the AYC at right back for Terna Suswan to move to left back in place of Mohammed Aliyu.

Also, to start versus the impressive Gambians are striker Olanrewaju Kayode and skipper Ramon Azeez.

Nigeria need an outright win against Gambia in their final group match at the Africa Youth Championships to have a realistic chance of playing in the World Youth championships later this year.

The Startnig XI
Danjuma Paul - Emmanuel Anyanwu, Terna Suswan, Gbenga Arokoyo, Gani Ogungbe - Abduljaleel Ajagun, Philemon Daniel, Ramon Azeez, Chidi Osuchukwu - Olanrewaju Kayode, Uche Nwofor

Ref: Cordier Adam (Chad)
1st assistant: Kanyenye Lonngional (Tanzania)
2 nd assistant: Madupe Meshack (Botswana)
Match Commissioner: Fatou Sarr Ba (Senegal)

Nigeria all-green strips
Gambia all-white strips

KICKOFF 11AM NIGERIAN TIME
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