Deportivo La Coruna goalkeeper, Uzoho will be in between the sticks tonight as Nigeria battles against Serbia on the pitch in England.
Nigeria coach, Gernot Rohr, has kept faith with midfielder, Joel Obi, goalkeeper Francis Uzoho and left-back, Bryan Idowu to start Tuesday’s friendly against Serbia.
Turkey-based midfielder and assistant captain of the team, Ogenyi Onazi, has also been called to the starting line-up. He will be deployed in a three-man midfield alongside Joel Obi and Wilfred Ndidi.
Also expected to start in attack is Ahmed Musa in place of Odion Ighalo, while Kenneth Omeruo replaces the injured Leon Balogun.
There’s also a rare start for Tyronne Ebuehi who replaces the injured Shehu Abdulahi at right-back
The German tactician also kept faith with Victor Moses and Alex Iwobi on the flanks for the game.
A Super Eagles’ source told CSN, “He (Rohr) keeps people guessing and I think that unpredictability is what stands him out and that could be a good omen for us at the World Cup.”
The game will Kick-off time is 8pm.
Super Eagles likely line up:
Tyronne, Ekong, Omeruo, Idowu
Joel, Onazi, Ndidi
Musa, Moses, Iwobi.