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2019 AFCON Build Up: Super Eagles Face Tough Test Against Senegal Today

Nigeria's Super Eagles Face Tough Test Against Senegal Today

Nigeria’s Super Eagles will continue its build up games to the 2019 frica Cup of Nations as the team face Teranga Lions of Senegal in Sunday’s international friendly behind closed doors at the Ismaila Stadium.

The three-time Africa champions s will adopt a 3-5-2 formation in Sunday’s pre- 2019 Africa Cup of Nations friendly encounter against Senegal.

The three-time time champions played a 4-4-2 formation in last Saturday’s friendly clash against the Warriors of Zimbabwe at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba which ended in a goalless draw.

The Super Eagles lined-up in the same formation in their penultimate AFCON 2019 qualifying game against the Bafana Bafana of South in Johannesburg which ended in a 1-1 draw.

The trio of Leon Balogun, William Troost-Ekong and Kenneth Omeruo are expected to occupy the three centre-back positions in the formation, while Jamilu Collins will feature in the left wing-back position.

It however remain to be seen who will play at right wing-back position amongst the trio of Samuel Kalu, Ola Aina and Shehu Abdullahi.

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Nigeria are in Group B of the showpiece and they will begin their campaign for a fourth Afcon title against Burundi at the Alexandria Stadium on June 22.


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