Nigeria vs Guinea: Mikel, Troost-Ekong Benched; Ighalo, Musa Start 


Super Eagles skipper, John Mikel Obi, has been dropped to the bench ahead of Tuesday’s Group B Africa Cup of Nations clash against Guinea.

Also out of the starting eleven are striker Paul Onuachu and William Troost-Ekong, who were in action in the 1-0 win against Burundi on Saturday.

The quartet of Ahmed Musa, Odion Ighalo, Moses Simon and Leon Balogun, are in the starting eleven.

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Daniel Akpeyi remains in goal, Chidozie Awaziem, who replaced the injured Shehu Abdullahi, Kenneth Omeruo, Ola Aina, Alex Iwobi, Oghenekaro Etebo and Wilfred Ndidi, all keep their places.

Samuel Kalu, who collapsed during training on Friday, is on the bench.


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