Revealed – Super Eagles Lineup For Today’s Friendly Game Against Algeria, Okoye Returns, Duru Starts

The senior national team of Nigeria will today play one of the two friendly games they will play against Algeria during the course of the international break.

Later today around 6pm Nigerian time, the team will play the B team of Algeria largely made up of players picked from league teams in Algeria. They are using the game to test their readiness for the CHAN tournament which they will host. gathered that the game won’t be on any television as it is a test game and not a recognized friendly game. The other game on the 27th is the game that will be on television and also open to all.

The game will see as many as seven players who have not played under the new coach Jose Peseiro play their first game. Below is how the coach has decided to line up his players for the game.


Maduka Okoye
William Troost Ekong
Chidozie Awaziem
Valentine Ozornwafor
Ola Aina
Ebube Duru
Frank Onyeka
Raphael Onyedika
Chidera Ejuke
Ademola Lookman
Taiwo Awoniyi