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LIVE: Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers: Nigeria 0-0 Guinea Bissau



Osimhen is man to watch as stage is set for Group A Match day 3 of AFCON 2023 qualifiers. The MKO Abiola National Stadium is scantily filled as the two teams are now out for the traditional warm up. The teams line out thus:

NIGERIA: 23. Francis Uzoho – 2. Samuel Briight, 3. Zaidu Sanusi, 4 Ndidi Wilfred ©,  5. Kevin Akpoguma, 9. Victor Osimhen, 11. Samuel Chukwueze, 14. Kelechi Iheanacho, 18. Alex Iwobi, 20 Ademola Lookman, 21. Calvin Chinedu Uchelumba.

SUBS:1.  Chijoke Aniaboso – Semi Ajayi, 7. Ahmed Musa, 8. Frank Onyeka, 12 Bruno Onyemaechi, 15. Moses Simon, 16. Ndukauba Vuctor, 17. Terem Moffi, 19. Paul Onuachu, 22. Kenenth Omeru

GUINEA BISSAU: 1. Jonas Menes – 2. Fali Cande, 6. Braima Jorge, 8. Alfa Esteves, 15. Jefferson Encada, 16. Moret0 Cassama, 17. Mama Balde, 18. Pigueti Silva, 19. Eucidalcio Gomes, 20. Mane Soriano, 22. Opa Sangante.

SUBS: 3. Prosper Mendy, 4. Pedro Gomes, 5. Tito Cabral Junior, Joao Fernandes, 9. Zinho Gano, 11. Jorge Intima, 13. Mamadi Camara, 14. Mauro Teixeira, 21. Eulanio Gomes, 23. Manuel Balde, 24. Emiraldo Silva, Toni Gomes.  

Kunle Solaja is the author of landmark books on sports and journalism as well as being a multiple award-winning journalist and editor of long standing. He is easily Nigeria’s foremost soccer diarist and Africa's most capped FIFA World Cup journalist, having attended all FIFA World Cup finals from Italia ’90 to Qatar 2022. He was honoured at the Qatar 2022 World Cup by FIFA and AIPS.

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