Nigeria U23 midfielder Azubuike Okechukwu
Wednesday Aug 17, 2016. 20:16
Abia Warriors utility player Ndifreke Effiong has replaced suspended Azubuike Okechukwu in Nigeria’s starting XI against Germany in tonight’s Rio Olympics semi-final in Sao Paulo.
Umar Aminu keeps his place in the first team after he replaced the injured Oghenekaro Etebo in the quarterfinal against Denmark and scored.
Starting XI: Emmanuel Daniel – Shehu Abdullahi, Stanley Amuzie, Sincere Seth, William Troost-Ekong – Ndifreke Effiong, Usman Mohammed, Mikel Obi - Umar Aminu, Sadiq Umar, Imoh Ezekiel