The 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualification series will be concluded in the next two weeks and Nigeria will be hoping to secure a spot when they slug it out with the Squirrels of Benin Republic and the Crocodiles of Lesotho.
However, things has changed with French Ligue 1 contingents of Samuel Kalu and Moses Simon pulling out due to injury and Covid-19 regulations in France while Henry Onyekuru and Paul Onuachu were upgraded from the standby list to the main squad.
In this opinion piece, I put everything into consideration in an old school 4-4-2 formation with Maduka Okoye remaining in goal.
Zaidu Sanusi, Leon Balogun, William Troost-Ekong and Olaoluwa Aina are the reliable back four good enough to protect the young goalkeeper.
Wilfred Ndidi will return to the midfield and to partner Scottish Rangers Joe Ayodele Aribo while Alex Iwobi and Samuel Chukwueze will be flying from the wings.
Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers highest goal scorer Victor Osimhen will wear his scoring boots while Leicester City red-hot forward Kelechi Iheanacho will be acting in supporting role.
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