The senior national team of Nigeria returned back to training today after Friday’s 2-0 win over Coton Sport in a friendly game as part of preparations for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.

Interim coach Austine Eguavoen separated the players into two teams and have them play a practice match after the usual drills and tactical session.

In Friday’s friendly game, Moses Simon assisted Samuel chukwueze for the second goal and today Chukwueze returned the favour by teeing up the Nantes winger, who fired home a low fierce drive past goalkepper Francis Uzoho.


Kelechi Nwakali showed his dead ball abilities when he hit a curler which was parried by Uzoho unto the path of the rushing Henry onyekuru, who stabbed the rebound home for his team’s other goal.

Below is how they were lined up during the course of the practice match which as said above ended 2-0 in favour of the team who were in yellow bibs during the session.


Team Green:

Francis Uzoho

Kenneth Omeruo

William Troost-Ekong

Ola Aina

Zaidu Sanusi

Joe Aribo

Taiwo Awoniyi

Chidera Ejuke

Ahmed Musa

Peter Olayinka

Kelechi Iheanacho

Wilfred Ndidi

Team Yellow:

Daniel Akpeyi (Noble)

Olisa Ndah

Tyrone Ebuehi

Semi Ajayi

Chidozie Awaziem

Frank Onyeka

Alex Iwobi

Kelechi Nwakali

Moses Simon

Samuel Chukwueze

Sadiq Umar

Henry Onyekuru

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