Siasia to ring changes against Denmark

Sweden must fall, Siasia warns U-23 Eagles

Nigeria’s U-23 Eagles coach, Samson Siasia has promised to make some changes to the starting line up against Denmark in the second game billed for Saturday at the on –going 4 –Nation Suwon Invitational Tournament.

The U-23 Eagles who lost their first game 1-0 to Korea on Thursday, will be playing Denmark at the 41,000 –capacity Goyang Sports Complex at 18.00 hours local time on Saturday, which is 10am in Nigeria.

Read also: S’Korea beat Nigeria’s Under-23

Speaking after the team’s training session at the Namdong Rugby Stadium training pitchen on Frida, Siasia said: “As part of our plan to give every player equal opportunity to stake a claim for a shirt going to the Rio Olympic Games, we will be giving all the players we brought to Korea a chance to play and be assessed on their own merit.

He added that, “This is very important so that none of them will complain of not getting enough time. In our game against Denmark on Saturday, we will definitely make changes in our starting eleven.

“This is one opportunity that we can’t let slip off our fingers as the NFF has given us a platform to play against three top teams going to the Olympics, so we must take full advantage of it and hopefully we will get the best legs to represent us in Rio.”

All the players were involved in Friday’s training session.

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