Super Eagles’ manager, Gernot Rohr may have settled for 3-5-2 formation as they file out today against Iceland in Volgograd, Russia.
The coach, according to hints from Russia, believed the formation is best suited for Nigeria as against the previous 4-2-3-1.
With the new formation, Simy Nwankwo and Odion Ighalo are expected to lead the line, while John Obi Mikel, Ogenyi Onazi and Oghenkaro Etebo are tipped for the midfield role.
Leicester City man, Wilfried Ndidi may likely be dropped.
Tyronne Ebuehi and Elderson Echiejile will play as right and left wing backs, as William Troost-Ekong and Leon Balogun will lead the three men at the back.
The tie is slated to kick off at 4pm Nigeria time.