Nigeria caretaker coach Salisu Yusuf is going for goals and youth in tonight’s friendly against Mali in Rouen, France.
AfricanFootball.com scooped that Yusuf is set to start several youngsters including former Flying Eagles skipper Musa Mohammed, Kelechi Iheanacho and Alex Iwobi in a line-up that promises so much now and in the future.
According to the team’s last training in France on Thursday evening, Musa will finally make his full international debut alongside a defence made up of goalkeeper Carl Ikeme, left back Kingsley Madu and central defenders Leon Balogun and William Troost-Ekong.
The midfield will most likely have stand-in skipper Ogenyi Onazi, Shehu Abdullahi, Umar Aminu and Alex Iwobi.
Manchester City starlet Iheanacho will partner Odion Ighalo in all-EPL strike force.
Both strikers have impressed in training in France.
Likely starting XI: Carl Ikeme – Musa Mohammed, Kingsley Madu, Leon Balogun, Troost-Balogun – Onazi, Shehu Abdullahi, Moses Simon, Umar Aminu, Alex Iwobi, Kelechi Iheanacho – Odion