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June 10, 2024

Nigeria XI vs Benin: Boniface benched again as Moffi, Lookman lead attack

Nigeria XI vs Benin: Boniface benched again as Moffi, Lookman lead attack

Coach Finidi George has made three changes to the starting line up of the Super Eagles of Nigeria as they prepare to face Benin Republic in a 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifier.

The match which is billed to start by 5pm Nigerian time is to be played at the Felix Houphouet-Boigny Stadium.

Stanley Nwabali retains his position in goal for the team.

Tanimu Benjamin, Semi Ajayi, Calvin Bassey and Bright Osayi-Samuel make up the back four.

In the midfielder, Raphael Onyedika replaces Fisayo-Dele Bashiru with Alex Iwobi and Wilfred Ndidi to pair him.

In attack, Terrem Moffi takes the place of Paul Onuachu, Samuel Chukwueze replaces Kelechi Iheanacho while Ademola Lookman keeps his place in the starting eleven.

Nigeria XI vs Benin: Nwabali, Tanimu, Semi, Bassey, Osayi-Samuel, Ndidi, Iwobi, Onyedika, Lookman, Chukwueze, Moffi.

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