Portugal vs Nigeria: Onyemaechi Starts; Moffi Leads Attack, Lookman, Iwobi, Also In


Boavista defender, Bruno Onyemaechi has been named in Super Eagles’ line-up for tonight’s international friendly against Portugal.

Onyemaechi will look to impress head coach, Jose Peseiro on his maiden appearance for the Super Eagles.

The 23-year-old, who can also play as a centre-back will occupy the left-back position.

Tyrone Ebuehi, who is back in the team after making the squad to the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon will operate from the right-back position.

Captain William Troost-Ekong and Hoffenheim star, Kevin Akpoguma will pair each other in central defence.

Leicester City’s Wilfred Ndidi and Alex Iwobi will occupy the two-man midfield.

The duo of Moses Simon and Ademola Lookman will operate from the wings.

Lorient of France striker, Terem Moffi will lead the attack and will be supported by Joe Aribo.

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