CHAN: Anthony Okpotu dropped as Gabriel Okechukwu starts vs Morocco

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Coach Yusuf Salisu has made a key alteration to the starting XI for Sunday's clash versus Atlas Lions at Stade Mohamed V, Casablanca

Antony Okpotu has been dropped from the Nigeria squad for their crunch African Nations Championship final clash with Morocco.

The forward takes his place on the bench for Yusuf Salisu’s men after featuring for the Super Eagles in Wednesday’s 1-0 semi-final win over Sudan in Marrakech.

In his absence, Moses Eneji will lead the line alongside Gabriel Okpotu and Emeka Ogbugh. They would be hoping for supplies from Dayo Ojo and Rabiu Ali in the middle.

Dele Ajiboye, meanwhile, who replaced injured Ikechukwu Ezenwa against the Falcons of Jediane, makes his second appearance in the competition.

Osas Okoro, Emeka Atuoma, Kalu Orji and Stephen Eze are all starting.

Nigeria and Morocco remain unbeaten in this competition as both teams would be hoping for thir first African Nations tournament inside Stade Mohamed V, Casablanca.

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