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

Support PREMIUM TIMES' journalism of integrity and credibility


Good journalism costs a lot of money. Yet only good journalism can ensure the possibility of a good society, an accountable democracy, and a transparent government.

For continued free access to the best investigative journalism in the country we ask you to consider making a modest support to this noble endeavour.

By contributing to PREMIUM TIMES, you are helping to sustain a journalism of relevance and ensuring it remains free and available to all.


NEVER MISS A THING AGAIN! Subscribe to our newsletter

* indicates required


Now available on

  Premium Times Android mobile applicationPremium Times iOS mobile applicationPremium Times blackberry mobile applicationPremium Times windows mobile application

TEXT AD: New Discovery! Click Here To See A Miracle Device That Can Cure DIABETES, BLOOD PRESSURE, STROKE, ARTHRITIS, PAINS, OBESITY And 50 Other CHRONIC DISEASES Without Drugs Or Herbs.. Click Here Now To See It

All rights reserved. This material and any other material on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from PREMIUM TIMES.