Super Eagles' defender in Moncao's starting lineup

Nigeria international defender defender, Elderson Echiejile,‎ makes his his third start in Ligue 1 with Moncao this season in their clash with Olympique Lyon on Friday.

The 27-year-old will be replacing suspended Fabio Coentrao as Moncao’s left-back and it will be his third time in the starting lineup after he played both games for the Super Eagles in Brussels against Cameroon and DR Congo during the international break.

I’m ready to play but I just hope everything falls in place for us to win which is the most important thing. Hopefully I get to play‎ more games to keep my place in the national team.” Echiejile told Completesportsnigeria.com.