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Nigeria vs Egypt: injury update for Super Eagles, kickoff, and predicted lineup

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Dec 30, 2021 , ,

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Nigeria is going head to head with Egypt in the Africa Cup Of Nations opener that will take place in Cameroon next year. According to a report, injury blow Nigeria ahead of Africa Cup Of Nations clash with Egypt.

Super Eagles’ defender Shehu Abdullahi is ruled out of action ahead of Africa Cup Of Nations clash with Egypt.

According to a report, Abdullahi Shehu has emerged as another injury worry about Super Eagles’ head coach, Austine Eguavoen, ahead of Africa Cup Of Nations clash with Egypt. Shehu picked up during the first half of Omonia Nicosia’s 4-2 defeat to APOEL on the boxing Day.

The right back winger picked off after a dual with APOEL defender in the 37th minute when he was replaced by Paris Psaltis.

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However, Super Eagles’ player Paul Onuachu is ruled out of action ahead of Africa Cup Of Nations tournament that will take place in Cameroon next year.

Paul Onuachu was not included in the 28 man Super Eagles’ squad who will travel to Cameroon for AFCON tournament after he sustained a hamstring injury during Genk’s 1-1 draw against Royal Antwerp.

Therefore, Victor Osimhen, Chidozie, Ahmed Musa and Maduka Okoye ruled out of action ahead of Africa Cup of Nations tournament. Super Eagles’ captain, Ahmed Musa is expected to return soon.

Three predicted ways Super Eagles’ manager could lineup against Egypt.

Options One.

Nigeria XI: Francis Uzoho, Chidozie Awaziem, William Ekong, Leon Balogun, O. Aina, Wilfred Ndidi, Alex Iwobi, E. Dennis, S. Chukwueze, Iheanacho, and Sadiq Umar.

Goalkeeper: Super Eagles’ head coach could lineup with Francis Uzoho as first choice goalkeeper against Egypt.

Defenders: Nigeria could lineup with Chidozie Awaziem, William Ekong, Leon Balogun and O. Aina.

Midfielders: Wilfred Ndidi, Alex Iwobi and E. Dennis.

Strikers; Super Eagles’ manager could lineup with three strikers against Egypt.

S. Chukwueze, Iheanacho, and Sadiq Umar.

Options Two. Super Eagles’ interim manager could lineup with Four defenders, three midfielders and three strikers in the Africa Cup Of Nations.

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Nigeria XI: Francis Uzoho, Chidozie Awaziem, William Ekong, Leon Balogun, O. Aina, Wilfred Ndidi, Alex Iwobi, Chidera Ejuke, S. Chukwueze, Iheanacho, and Victor Osimhen.

Goalkeeper; Super Eagles’ could lineup with Francis Uzoho.

Four Defenders; Chidozie Awaziem, William Ekong, Leon Balogun and O. Aina.

Midfielders; Super Eagles’ head coach could lineup with Wilfred Ndidi, Alex Iwobi and Chidera Ejuke.

Strikers; S. Chukwueze, Iheanacho, and Victor Osimhen.

Options Three.

How Super Eagles’ manager could lineup without Alex Iwobi and Victor Osimhen.

Nigeria XI: Francis Uzoho, Chidozie Awaziem, William Ekong, Leon Balogun, O. Aina, Wilfred Ndidi, Kelechi Nwakali, E. Dennis, S. Chukwueze, Iheanacho, and Sadiq Umar

Source; BBC, Goal. Com.