Soccernet.ng brings you everything you need to know about the Super Eagles’ Afcon qualification fixture against the Djurtus
Nigeria continue their bid for a 20th Africa Cup of Nations appearance with a crunch fixture against Guinea Bissau.
Jose Peseiro’s men kicked off their quest towards qualifying for Cote d’Ivoire with a 2-1 comeback triumph over Sierra Leone at the MKO Abiola Stadium.
They followed it up with a 10-0 demolition of Sao Tome and Principe in Agadir. Victory over the Djurtus will put them in good stead to book an early ticket to the biennial African football showpiece.
For Baciro Cande’s men, they commenced their campaign on a bright note – demolishing the Falcons and True Parrots Team 5-1 before settling for a 2-2 draw with Sierra Leone in Conakry.
WHEN IS THE GAME
The match between Nigeria and Guinea Bissau ria is scheduled for 17::00 (West African Time) on Friday, March 24.
WHAT CHANNELS CAN I WATCH THE GAME ON TV?
24/3/23 17:00 WAT Nigeria vs Guinea Bissau AIT, Super Sports
WHERE IS THE CLASH OF THE TITANS?
Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja
WHO ARE THE MATCH OFFICIALS?
Egyptian referee Mahmoud Elbana will be in the centre, with his compatriots Youssef Elbosaty, Sami Halhal and Ahmed El-Ghandour to function as assistant referee 1, assistant referee 2 and fourth official respectively.
Ghana’s Prosper Harrison Addo will be the match commissioner and his compatriot Kotey Alexander will serve as referee assessor.
Goalkeepers: Francis Uzoho (AC Omonia, Cyprus); Victor Sochima (Rivers United); Kingsley Aniagboso (Giant Brillars)
Defenders: Oluwasemilogo Ajayi (West Bromwich Albion, England); Bright Osayi-Samuel (Fenerbahce SK, Turkey); Kevin Akpoguma (TSG Hoffenheim, Germany); Kenneth Omeruo (CD Leganes, Spain); Calvin Bassey (FC Ajax, The Netherlands); Daniel Bameyi (YumYum FC); Zaidu Sanusi (FC Porto, Portugal); Bruno Onyemaechi (Boavista FC, Portugal)
Midfielders: Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City, England); Frank Onyeka (Brentford FC, England); Alex Iwobi (Everton FC, England); Joe Aribo (Southampton, England)
Forwards: Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City, England); Ahmed Musa (Sivasspor K, Turkey); Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal CF, Spain); Moses Simon (FC Nantes, France); Ademola Lookman (Atalanta BC, Italy); Terem Moffi (OGC Nice, France); Victor Osimhen (Napoli FC, Italy); Paul Onuachu (Southampton FC, England)
GUINEA BISSAU SQUAD
Goalkeepers: Jonas Mendes (Kalamata), Manuel Samba Balde (Vizela), Fernando Embadje (Alcanenense)
Defenders: Fali Cande (Metz), Opa Sangante (Chateauroux), Manconi Soriano Mane (Moreriense), Tito Cabral Junior (Varzim), Prosper Mendy (Kaisar), Jefferson Encada (Pharco), Eulanio Chipela Gomes (Santa Clara), Pedro Justiano Gomes (Radomiak)
Midfielders: Alfa Semedo Esteves (Al-Taee), Mauro Teixeira (Yverdon), Mamadi Caba Camara (Reading), Moreto Cassama (Omonia Nicosia), Pele (Famalicao), Bura (Mes Kerman), Euciodalcio Gomes (Apoel Nicosia)
Forwards: Piqueti Djassi (Al-Shoalah), Mama Samba Balde (Troyes), Joao Mario N. Fernandes (Spartak Varna), Jorge Fernado B. Intima (Ludogorets), Zinho Gano (Zulte Waragem), Toni Correia Gomes (Zira FK), Esmiraldo Sa Silva (Feirense)
21 players are now in camp.
Akpoguma, Aribo, Lookman, Iwobi, Ajayi, Aniagboso, Uzoho, Ndidi, Bameyi, Omeruo, Onyeka, Simon, Onuachu, Osayi, Musa, Moffi, Sochima, Bassey, Onyemaechi, Chukwueze, Iheanacho #NGAGNB #AFCON2023Q #SoarSuperEagles https://t.co/zDDbiWzNjH
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