Super Eagles interim head coach Austine Eguavoen has opted for Umar Sadiq to lead his side’s attack in today’s Group D clash against Guinea-Bissau, reports Completesports.com.
Sadiq got the nod ahead of Taiwo Awoniyi and Peter Olayinka.
Francis Uzoho will make his first appearance in the competition with first choice goalkeeper Maduka Okoye rested.
The duo of Tyronne Ebuehi and Jamilu Collins will also feature for the first time, while Semi Ajayi will pair William Troost-Ekong in central defence.
Leicester City duo; Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho kept their place in midfield, with Kelechi Nwakali making his first start