Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has named debutant Ola Aina in his starting line up to face Burundi in their Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Group B opener on Saturday at the Alexandria Stadium.
The Torino rising star got the nod ahead of Jamilu Collins who helped Paderborn gain promotion to the German Bundesliga.
Wilfred Ndidi will partner Oghenekaro Etebo at central midfield with captain John Obi Mikel functioning as the playmaker. They will be supported on the flanks by Samuel Chukwueze and Alex Iwobi.
Rohr has kept faith in big striker Ebere Onuachu to net the goals for the three-time African champions.
Brighton defender Leon Balogun gets to partner Kenneth Omeruo at centre back with William Troost-Ekong dropped to the bench.
Shehu Abdullahi maintains his position as right back with Kaizer Chiefs goalie Daniel Akpeyi to start behind the sticks ahead of Francis Uzoho.
The Super Eagles are facing the Swallows for the first time in all competitions.
Super Eagles XI: Daniel Akpeyi, Shehu Abdullahi, Ola Aina, John Obi Mikel (C), Kenneth Omeruo, Leon Balogun, Alex Iwobi, Oghenekaro Etebo, Paul Onuachu, Wilfred Ndidi, Samuel Chukwueze