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Portugal vs Nigeria: Super Eagles Strongest Lineup That Could Face Portugal In An International Friendly Game



The African giants Nigeria would be hoping to get a good result when they face Portugal in an international friendly match.

The recent performances of Nigeria shows why they may struggle to get a good result against Portugal.

In their last four matches in all competitions, The Nigeria National Team recorded one draw and three losses. The African giants Nigeria scored three goals while they also conceded eleven goals to their opposition.

In the last meeting between both sides, the Super Eagles of Nigeria suffered a 4 – 1 loss to Portugal.

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The Super Eagles head coach Jose Peseiro would be hoping to get a good result in order to boost the team’s morale.

The Nigeria tactician is also expected to name a strong line up for their international friendly match against Portugal.

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The Nigeria goalkeeper Maduka Okoye is expected to start as the first choice goalkeeper for their friendly match against Portugal.

Center backs;

The Super Eagles Superstars which include William Troost-Ekong and Chidioze Awaziem are set to be named in the starting lineup when they face Portugal.

Full backs;

The Ajax Amsterdam defender Calvin Bassey is expected to start in the right-back position while Tyronne Ebuehi is set to operate as left-back.


The Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi is expected to start as the lone defensive midfielder for their friendly match against Portugal.

The duo of Frank Onyeka and Joe Ayodele Aribo are set to operate in the central-midfield position.


The Super Eagles tactician is set to name the duo of Ademola Lookman and Moses Simon as wingers when they face Portugal.

Center Forward;

The Lorient attacker Terem Moffi is set to be preferred in the center-forward position.

Let’s take a look at some possible lineups that could defeat Portugal in an International Friendly Match;