There will be nine new faces in the starting lineup for this afternoon’s international friendly versus Mozambique, as Jose Peseiro, head coach of the Super Eagles, shuffled things around a bit.
From their previous game against the Saudi Green Falcons, only goalkeeper Francis Uzoho and left back Bruno Onyemaechi remained in the starting X1.
As Kenneth Omeruo’s defensive partner, Gent’s Jordan Torunarigha will make his first appearance at center back.
Bright Osayi-Samuel of Fenerbahce has been named the team’s starting right back.
In the two-man midfield, you’ll see Frank Onyeka and Raphael Onyedika at work.
Both Fisayo Dele-Bashiru, a standout for the Turkish club Hatyaspor, and Moses Simon, a left winger for the United States national team, will be making their first appearances.
Joe Aribo will help Terem Moffi, a forward for OGC Nice, in the assault.