FIFA Super Eagles Line Up: Ighalo, Osimhen Leads Attack Against Cape Verde

Odion Ighalo has been handed a starting berth on his return from retirement ahead of Super Eagles 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier against the Blue Sharks of Cape Verde.

Ighalo missed the game against Liberia in Tangier, Morocco after he arrived late to camp.

Coach Gernot Rohr sticked to his 3-5-2 formation he used in the Super Eagles last two games against Central African Republic and Liberia.

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Ighalo and Victor Osimhen will lead the attack force.

Watford new boy Maduka Okoye kept his place in goal, while the trio of Chidozie Awaziem, Leon Balogun and William Troost-Ekong also remain the central defenders.

Moses Simon and Jamilu Collins will again operate as wing-backs.

Wilfred Ndidi, Joe Aribo and Alex Iwobi will lead the pack.

Super Eagles X1 Vs Cape Verde


Chidozie Awaziem
Leon Balogun
Willam Troost-Ekong

Moses Simon
Jamilu Collins

Wilfred Ndidi
Joe Aribo
Alex Iwobi

Victor Osimhen
Odion Ighalo


Henry Usiayo is a reporter who has a flair for sports and he currently write sports articles for Africa Top Sports.

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