Portugal pleasant: Napoli’s Victor Osimhen tops Jose Peseiro’s probably Tremendous Eagles 25-man shortlist

With Nigeria not going to the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, the sport towards the previous European champions would be the nation’s final engagement for the 12 months

The Tremendous Eagles are scheduled to commerce tackles with Portugal in a world pleasant match billed for the Estádio José Alvalade, Lisbon, on November 17.

Within the coming days, Tremendous Eagles head coach Jose Peseiro is anticipated to announce his 25-man roster for the fixture towards Cristiano Ronaldo and co.

Soccernet.ng‘s Imhons Erons runs the rule over the gamers who ought to make the listing.

Goalkeepers: Francis Uzoho, Maduka Okoye, Adebayo Adeleye

Maduka Okoye stays a benchwarmer at Watford however a favourite of Nigeria’s nationwide crew handlers.

Francis Uzoho, although, is buzzing in the mean time following his near-perfect outing for Omonia Nicosia at Outdated Trafford towards Manchester United within the Europa League.

Whereas Uzoho will probably man the put up towards Portugal, Hapoel Jerusalem’s Adeleye will probably be an honest possibility on the substitute bench.

Defenders: Zaidu Sanusi, Chidozie Awaziem, Calvin Bassey, Tyronne Ebuehi, William Troost-Ekong, Kenneth Omeruo, Kevin Akpoguma

Torino’s Ola Aina is out of this fixture attributable to harm, leaving a gap for Empoli’s Tyronne Ebuehi to make a return to the nationwide crew fold.

Awaziem is having fun with a spectacular season in Croatia with Hajduk Cut up.

Calvin Bassey featured in all of Ajax’s six Champions League group stage matches, even when the Dutch aspect dropped to the Europa League.

William Troost-Ekong is again to the first-team image at Watford following the arrival of Croatian supervisor Slaven Bilic.

2013 Africa Cup of Nations winner Kenneth Omeruo stays Nigeria’s most skilled defender. On the identical time, Kevin Akpoguma’s versatility throughout the backline will turn out to be useful for the Eagles.

Central Midfielders: Alex Iwobi, Joe Aribo, Raphael Onyedika, Alhassan Yusuf, Frank Onyeka

Everton’s Alex Iwobi has been Nigeria’s finest participant within the English Premier League this time period.

Joe Aribo excused himself for the final pleasant towards Algeria, however he may return for Portugal.

Ponferradina’s Kelechi Nwakali could be substitute in case Aribo is absent once more.

Apart from Bassey with Ajax, Membership Brugge’s Raphael Onyedika was Nigeria’s most constant performer within the Champions League group stage.

He made his Tremendous Eagles debut versus Algeria and will proceed the nationwide crew journey in Lisbon.

Wilfred Ndidi continues his rehabilitation from harm, and who higher to interchange him than Royal Antwerp’s Alhassan Yusuf? The teen has been good in Belgium.

Frank Onyeka’s resurgence at Brentford can be pleasing to behold.

Wingers: Moses Simon, Samuel Chukwueze, Ademola Lookman, Emmanuel Dennis, Ahmed Musa, Savior Godwin

Nantes’ Moses Simon and Villarreal’s Samuel Chukwueze are Nigeria’s first-choice wingers when match and obtainable.

However Ademola Lookman’s wonderful type within the Italian Serie A may place the Atalanta attacker forward of a kind of two in supervisor Jose Peseiro’s appraisal.

Emmanuel Dennis of Nottingham Forest could be a succesful possibility from the bench, whereas Ahmed Musa’s inspirational standing on and off the pitch can’t be underrated.

Savior Godwin impressed Peseiro in Oran final month and could possibly be the Portuguese supervisor’s wild card any more.

Strikers: Victor Osimhen, Paul Onuachu, Terem Moffi, Kelechi Iheanacho

Victor Osimhen is again and higher, and the Napoli man is anticipated to be the number-one title on Peseiro’s listing.

Out injured in September, Osimhen returned with fireplace in October, and the previous Lille lad is the favourite to choose Serie A’s finest participant award for the month.

With Cyriel Dessers injured, Paul Onuachu could possibly be the person to interchange the Cremonese star.

Terem Moffi is without doubt one of the most prolific purpose scorers within the French Ligue 1.

Leicester Metropolis’s Kelechi Iheanacho ought to full the attacking lineup for the Portugal sport.

Tremendous Eagles’ probably 25-man shortlist

Francis Uzoho
Maduka Okoye
Adebayo Adeleye

Zaidu Sanusi
Chidiozie Awaziem
Calvin Bassey
Tyronne Ebuehi
William Troost-Ekong
Kenneth Omeruo
Kevin Akpoguma

Alex Iwobi
Joe Aribo
Raphael Onyedika
Alhassan Yusuf
Frank Onyeka

Moses Simon
Samuel Chukwueze
Ademola Lookman
Emmanuel Dennis
Ahmad Musa
Savior Godwin

Victor Osimhen
Terem Moffi
Kelechi Iheanacho
Paul Onuachu

head coach: Jose Peseiro

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