Four Burundian national team player playing the Zambia Super League miss out in the starting squad. Burundi coach Olivier Niyungeko has left out Enock Sabumukama who plays for Zesco United.
Others left out are Buildcon David Nshimirimana, Napsa Stars Striker Laudit Mavugo and Makatur Arakaza who players for Lusaka.
Burundi is in group B and will open their tournament against Nigeria.
Burundi XI: G. Bigirimana, Berahino, C. Amissi, F. Abdul Razak, F. Nsabiyumva, G. Duhayindavyi, S. Nahimana, J. Nahimana, O. Moussa, F. Mustafa, O. Ngandu
Subs: K. Nizigiyimana, P. Kwizera, L. Mavugo, M. Arakaza, C. Nduwarugira, H. Shabani, D. Nshimirimana , E. Sabumukama, E. Kamsoba, J. Ndikumana, M. Amissi
Nigeria XI: J. Obi Mikel, K. Omeruo, D. Akpeyi, W. Troost-Ekong, A. Iwobi, O. Aina, P. Onuachu, A. Shehu, W. Ndidi, O. Etebo, S. Chukwueze
Subs: O. Ighalo, L. Balogun, J. Ogu, I. Ezenwa, A. Musa, M. Simon, F. Uzoho, C. Awaziem, H. Onyekuru, Osimhen