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Guinea-Bissau vs Nigeria Live: Osimhen, Chukwueze lead attack

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The Super Eagles of Nigeria have released their starting lineup to face Guinea-Bissau on Monday (today), seeking at least a draw to advance from  Africa Cup of Nations Group A.

Peseiro is sticking with the same 3-4-3 lineup that he adopted against Cote d’Ivoire in the last match. Guinea-Bissau vs Nigeria live will be played at the Felix Houphouet-Boigny Stadium.

Stanley Nwabali of Chippa United maintained his starting position in goal following two strong performances against Cote d’Ivoire and Equatorial Guinea.

Ola Aina will move to left wing-back, and Bright Osayi-Samuel, a right-back, will start the competition for the first time.

Calvin Bassey and Semi Ajayi will be paired in central defence by Kenneth Omeruo.

Joe Aribo and Frank Onyeka will play in the middle of the pitch.

Victor Osimhen will spearhead the attack, with Moses Simon and Samuel Chukwueze serving as the two wingers.

Guinea-Bissau vs Nigeria live XI

23.⁠ ⁠Nwabali
22.⁠ ⁠Omeruo
6.⁠ ⁠Ajayi
21.⁠ ⁠Bassey
2.⁠ ⁠Aina
8.⁠ ⁠Onyeka
10.⁠ ⁠Aribo
12.⁠ ⁠Osayi-Samuel
15.⁠ ⁠Simon
11.⁠ ⁠Chukwueze
9.⁠ ⁠Osimhen

The match will kick off at 6pm (Nigerian time).

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KICK OFF
1′ Simon kicks the ball to start the match.

2′ Great start for Nigeria, who are pressing on Guinea-Bissau’s defence. Osimehn with a low shot that goes wide, but the call, however, is offside.

5′ Guinea-Bissau has found their feet as they retain possession in the last minute, knocking the ball to and fro. Nigeria on White, Guinea-Bissau on red.
6′ A shot from Guinea-Bissau is on target, but an easy save for Nwabali.

9′ Nigeria struggle to hold the ball, as Guinea-Bissau is retaining all the possession in the last 3 minutes.t

12′ Guinea-Bissau breaks Nigeria’s midfield set up and launches a shot. the ball goes wide, but it is the start of something promising for Guinea-Bissau.

14′ Onyeka forces a corner, but nothing productive comes afterwards.

16′ Nigeria begin to mount pressure, but no way through, Osimhen attempts a header after a cross, but the call is offside.

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