Confederations Cup: Ideye, Akpala start against Spain

The Super Eagles hope to win against the World Champions.

The duo of Brown Ideye and Joseph Akpala will lead the attack of the Super Eagles as they attempt to shock world champions, Spain, and by extension make the semi finals of the FIFA Confederations Cup in Brazil.

The usual quartet of Efe Ambrose, Kenneth Omeruo, Godfrey Oboabona and Elderson Echiejile will play in defence.

John Mikel Obi will lead the midfield with Sunday Mba making a return to the starting line up as Nnamdi Oduamadi was not considered fit enough for a starting shirt against the Spanish squad.

Mba will play alongside Fegor Ogude, with Ahmed Musa playing wide on the left.

Super Eagles vs Spain starting XI : Enyeama, Ambrose, Omeruo, Oboabona, Echiejile – Mikel, Ogude, Mba, Musa – Ideye, Akpala


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