The international break has already commenced, but many nations have already suffered injury problems. Similarly, Nigeria’s camp was also hit with injury after Leicester City’s Wilfred Ndidi returned to England. The midfielder reportedly suffered an injury.
Photo: Jose Peseiro || Twitter
Well, Jose Peseiro and his team are set to face Algeria’s B team in a test game just before the main friendly match on the 27th of September. However, a look at the starting lineup shows that only two players from the 0-10 win against Sao Tome and Principe retained their spots in the starting line-up. Take a look!
1. Ademola Lookman.
Photo: Ademola Lookman || Twitter
The Atalanta winger started the game against Sao Tome and Principe many weeks ago. The 24-year-old forward grabbed an assured and his debut goal for Nigeria before he was replaced in the 71st minute.
2. Ola Aina.
Photo: Ola Aina || Twitter
The 25-year-old Torino defender also started the game against Sao Tome Principe. However, the right is the second player to retain his spot in the test match against Algeria’s team B.
On the other hand, Super Eagles’ full lineup is as follows: Maduka Okoye, Ola Aina, William Ekong, Valentine Ozornwafor, Ebube Duru, Chidozie Awaziem, Frank Onyeka, Chidera Ejuke, Ralph Nwadike, Ademola Lookman, and Taiwo Awoniyi.