Daniel Akpeyi will make his first appearance for the Super Eagles since the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in today’s (Wednesday) clash against the Squirrels of Benin at the Akwa Ibom International Stadium, reports Completesports.com.
Akpeyi, who was not called up for the Super Eagles’ last two friendlies against Ukraine and Brazil got the nod ahead of Maduka Okoye and Ikechukwu Ezenwa.
In defence, head coach of the team, Gernot Rohr has kept faith with the duo of William Troost-Ekong and Semi Ajayi. Jamilu Collins and Ola Aina will man the left and right-back positions respectively.
The trio of Wilfred Ndidi, Joe Aribo and Alex Iwobi will operate from the midfield.
Lille forward Victor Osimhen will lead the attack and will be flanked by Moses Simon and Samuel Chukuweze.
The game will kick-off at 5pm.
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