The Tremendous Eagles of Nigeria are set to face Zimbabwe in the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers on the Huye Stadium in Zimbabwe, Soccernet.ng stories.
Superstars like Victor Osimhen, Taiwo Awoniyi, Samuel Chukwueze and Paul Onuachu are absent from the staff that travelled to Zimbabwe at the moment, however coach Peseiro nonetheless has an arsenal of abilities to select from to combat towards Zimbabwe.
Listed here are 5 key gamers to keep watch over in the course of the match:
Victor Osimhen is unavailable on account of an damage. Awoniyi travelled again to England after a groin downside, leaving the Tremendous Eagles frontline open for the Bayer Leverkusen ahead to make his mark in a Nigerian jersey. Arguably the nation’s most in-form participant in the mean time, Peseiro will want Boniface to be at his finest if the Tremendous Eagles will depart Stade Huye with all three factors.
Again from an damage, and again amongst the targets. The West Bromwich-Albion centre-back got here up with Nigeria’s equalizer final day out and is quick changing into a vital participant for membership and nation. The 30-year-old’s expertise will come in useful tomorrow because the Tremendous Eagles tackle the Warriors of Zimbabwe.
The Leverkusen winger was unable to make his debut on the Godswill Akpabio Worldwide Stadium on Thursday however might be hoping he finds favour in Peseiro’s face in Zimbabwe. The 24-year-old scored a screamer to rejoice his Nigerian call-up and might be determined to make his mark as quickly as he kicks the ball.
The Brentford midfielder performed a significant position in Uyo, enjoying as a lone defensive midfielder, and serving to the staff make progressive carries into the opposition field. Along with his associate, Iwobi, enjoying in a sophisticated place, the 25-year-old must show he may be counted on to fill in for the injured Wilfred Ndidi.
Jose Peseiro prefers to play two strikers up-front, and with Moffi approaching for Awoniyi within the final sport, he’ll most definitely begin beside Victor Boniface tomorrow, and with house up for grabs for the upcoming 2024 AFCON match, the OGC Good ahead might be determined to impress.