Skipper Ahmed Musa will start from the bench, tonight’s Nigeria friendly match with Algeria in Austria as two debutants, Zaidu Sanusi and Frank Onyeka make the starting line-up.
In his absence from the starting line-up, central defender, William Ekong Troost is the standing-in skipper.
In goal is Maduka Okoye of Sparta Rotterdam in The Netherlands. The other players in the starting line up are William Ekong, Leon Balogun, Tyronne Ebuehi , Zaidu Sanusi of FC Porto and Oluwasemilogo Ajayi of West Bromwich Albion.
The others are Frank Onyeka of FC Midtjylland in Demark, Alex Iwobi, Samuel Chukwieze, Samuel Kalu and Paul Onuachu.
On the bench are: Dele Alampasu, Matthew Yakubu, Kelechi Iheanachor, Cyril Dessers of KRC Genk in Belgium, Chidera Ejuke of CSKA Moscow, Samson Tijani of TSV Hartberg in Austria, Mikel Agu, Kevin Akpoguma, Ahmed Musa, Moses Simon, Ola Aina, Jamilu Collins, Kenneth Omeruo and Chidozie Awaziem.