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World Cup qualifier: Peseiro drops Boniface, picks new striker in Super Eagles’ starting XI against Zimbabwe

Nigeria’s starting XI for their World Cup qualifying game against Zimbabwe is out. Coach of the national team Jose Peseiro is going for a 4-3-3 formation in this game.

The Portuguese has maintained his faith in Francis Uzoho while the likes of Ola Aina and Bruno Onyemaechi will operate from the right-back and left-back positions.

The centre-back positions would be occupied by Semi Ajayi and Calvin Bassey in central defence.

Frank Onyeka, Joseph Aribo and Alex Iwobi will run the midfield. Bayer Leverkusen’s Tella will make his debut, with Moses Simon as the other winger.

Terem Moffi is preferred to lead the attack ahead of Victor Boniface and Umar Sadiq. The encounter at the Huye Stadium, Butare will kick-off at 2pm Nigeria time.

Here is a complete Super Eagles Line-up:

  • Francis Uzoho
  • Ola Aina
  • Semi Ajayi
  • Calvin Bassey
  • Bruno Onyemaechi
  • Frank Onyeka
  • Alex Iwobi
  • Nathan Tella
  • Moses Simon
  • Joseph Aribo
  • Terem Moffi

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