The super eagles will be facing Portugal without one of its core strikers, as Victor Osimhen sustained an injury in Napoli’s 3-2 win against Udinese during the weekend, where he registered a goal.
If we can recall, he could not feature for Nigeria in their friendly against the Desert Foxes of Algeria.
Super eagles Centre Back, Olisa Ndah is also out of the match due to injury, this would have been his first appearance for the super Eagles since the 2022 AFCON game.
Jose Peseiro has already invited Cyriel Dessers to replace Osimhen, while Chidozie Awaziem replaces Olisa Ndah
“Update Portugal V Nigeria friendly: Chidozie Awaziem replaces injured Olisa Ndah
While Cyriel Dessers replaces injured Victor Osimhen,” reads a tweet on the NFF’s Twitter handle.