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Nigeria vs Guinea-Bissau: Predicted Super Eagles Starting XI



In a bid to book a place in the AFCON, the Nigeria Super Eagle’s will be engaging in a doubleheader Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Guinea-Bissau later this month

The Super Eagles will play the first leg at the Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja on March 24 with the second leg taking place three days later at the 24 de Setembro Nacional Stadium.

In view of the important fixture, Nigeria Super Eagles gaffer, José Peseiro, have listed (24) players to execute the two legged qualifiers series.

With all invited players already in camp, Nigerian based Journalist, Nwosu Chigozie, gives his predicted starting XI the Super Eagles gaffer might come up with in the showdown against Guinea-Bissau.

In his usual 4-3-3 formation, Jose Paseiro ISD tippped to return Omonia Nicosia goalkeeper, Francis Uzoho, in goal as being the senior and most experienced amongst the goalkeepers in the Eagless camp presently.

In the backline, the gaffer is predicted to unleash the duo of Kevin Akpoguma and Calvin Bassey in the heart of the defence with the duo of Bruno Onyemaechi and Samuel Osayi I, playing from the left and right-back position respectively.

In the middle of the park, Leicester City defensive Midfielder, Ndidi Wilfred will arguably having a starting place in the Midfielder and might be paired alongside, Alex Iwobi and me mecurial Joe Aribo.

Down the wings, Super Eagles gaffer is tipped to start up with Villarreal winger, Samuel Chukwueze and Atalanta winger, Ademola Lookman down the channels.

With in-forrm Napoli striker, Victor Osimhen in camp, the goal poacher will arguably lead the Eagles Frontline.

Predicted Super Eagles Starting XI

Francis Uzoho, Kevin Akpoguma, Calvin Bassey, Bruno Onyemaechi, Samuel Osayi, Ndidi Wilfred, Alex Iwobi, Joe Aribo, Samuel Chukwueze, Ademola Lookman, Victor Osimhen

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Nigeria land in Buenos Aires for Brazil game




The Flying Eagles of Nigeria have arrived in Buenos Aires ahead of their FIFA U-20 World Cup group D clash vs Brazil.

Nigeria and Brazil will lock horns in the final group D matchday away from Mendoza where the Flying Eagles have enjoyed success.

It was in Mendoza that the Coach Ladan Bosso tutored Flying Eagles defeated Dominican and Italy to seal a round of 16 spot with a game to spare.

The team has said goodbye to Mendoza and have returned to Buenos Aires were they underwent final camping before the ongoing U-20 World Cup.

The game between group D third placed team Brazil and first placed Nigeria will take place at the Estadio Unico Diego Maradona in La Plata on Saturday, May 27.

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Under-20 World Cup: No Room For Complacency In The Team, We Want To Win Every Game- Tochukwu Nnadi



Botev Plovdiv and Nigerian Under-20 midfielder, Nnadi Tochukwu, has reveled that their wouldn’t be any room for complacency amongst the players as they are steadily working hard to bring the trophy home.

Speaking with Nigerian based Journalists, Nwosu CHIGOZIE, after the pulsating winning game against Italy, the box to box midfielder reassured Nigerians of doing their best to bring the trophy home.

“We worked hard for the last (2) games and that was why we were able to garner all maximum points at stake “

“The two games are done and dusted and we looking forward to our last group game against Brazil and subsequent game which I know is not going to be a tea party.

Mentally and Psychologically. We are prepared to take on any opponent in the tournament, we will only accord them respect but wouldn’t fear them and we coming all out for the trophy, the Botev Plovdiv midfielder concluded.

The Botev Plovdiv duo of Nnadi and Umeh who were thrown into the foray in the second half against Italy lighted up the Flying Eagles team, Bullish Umeh bulldozed his way into the opponents box and grabbed an assist for the first goal whilst Nnadi Tochukwu piloted the affairs in the middle of the park, winning second ball, initiating attack and retain possessions which helped the team win on a clean sheet.

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Sensational Emmanuel Umeh Provides Assist In Flying Eagles 2-0 Win



Bullish Nigeria U-20 striker, Emmanuel Umeh, has promised to improve in his performances after grabbing assist to aid Nigeria Flying Eagles clinch a 2-0 win over the Italian U-20 side.

The sensational Botev Plovdiv striker who came off the bench at the assisted Salem Fago for the Flyinh Eagles first goal at the half hour mark and went ahead to work off his socks in contribution to the team success.

Prior to the main competition, Umeh has continually proved his worth grabbing a goal and assist during the team friendly fixtures, a form he replicated last nights.

Speaking with Nigerian based Journo Nwosu CHIGOZIE, soft speaking Umeh attributed the team win to the oneness in the camp which he feels will go a long way in helping them in the competition.

“Am elated to have made a contribution coming off the bench, a vital one for that matter and I’m not going to relent in helping the team”

“I believe the goals will come at when due but we all are focused on winning as a team” visibly elated Umeh concluded

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