LIB vs NGA: Gernot Rohr should bench these 4 players to avoid defeat against Liberia

The FIFA World Cup Qualifiers are set to resume yet again and the top countries in the competition are set to feature in the weekend games. The Matchday 5 of the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers is set to kick off across various stadiums in Africa.

The African giants which include Ivory Coast, Tunisia, Nigeria, Egypt, Morocco, Senegal, Ghana, and Algeria have all known their respective opponents for this weekend.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria would be hoping to avoid defeat when they travel away to face Liberia in a crunch encounter between both countries.

The Super Eagles tactician Gernot Rohr should consider benching some players for the crucial encounter due to their inconsistent performances in their respective club sides.

Let’s take a look at 4 players that should be benched for the crucial encounter against Liberia;

1. ALEX IWOBI: The Super Eagles and Everton Winger Alex Iwobi have been far from his best in all competitions this season.

The 28 years old winger has recorded 1 goal, 1 assist, 2 shots on target, 3 shots off target, 2 big chances missed, and 89% passing accuracy in the English Premier League this season.

2. AHMED MUSA: The Super Eagles and Fatih Karagumruk winger Ahmed Musa have been below average in most games this season.

The 29 years old winger Ahmed Musa has recorded 1 goal, 2 assists, 3 successful dribbles, and 78% passing accuracy in all competitions this season.

3. MOSES SIMON: The Super Eagles and Nantes winger Moses Simon have been far from his best in all competition this season.

The 27 years old Super Eagles winger Moses Simon has recorded 1 goal, 2 shots on target, 3 shots off target, 2 big chances missed, and 81% passing accuracy across all competitions this season.

4. OLA AINA: The Nigeria and Torino full-back Ola Aina has also been inconsistent in all competitions this season.

The 25-year-old Super Eagles full-back Ola Aina have recorded 1 assist, 3 successful tackles and 2 wrong passes this season.