Nigeria vs Sierra Leone: 3 exemplary star gamers to enjoy – Daily Post Nigeria
Nigeria faces a Sierra Leone side requiring result as action returns on the African continent. The Super Eagles would be burdened the sufficient job to beat Sierra Leone in your home and absolutely nothing else would pacify soccer-Loving Nigerians.
Games are won with leading performances while players actualize the gameplay and the directions of their supervisor as prepared or practiced in preparatory session for each video game.
With Gernot Rohr evaluating his group choice amid the squad he’s got at the minute, certain kind of gamers are meant to lead by the examples on the pitch.
Following Nigeria’s build-up to the video game, we (DAILY POST), evaluates the three essential gamers to watch ahead of this critical AFCON qualifiers.
Victor Osimhen (Striker).
The Super Eagles enemy Osimhen would be expected to lead the Nigerian attack following the exit of Manchester United forward Odion Ighalo from the National group.
In his absence, the Eagles struggled to find fortune in front of objective as Paul Onuachu and Cyriel Dessers fired blank in the International friendly.
However with his return to the team combined with the worry factor he offers, he is anticipated to lead the lines in aplomb.
The Sierra Leone defence need to look out for him in the fixtures as he is full of self-confidence having scored his side singular objective in Napoli’s 0-1 win at Bologna in the Serie A.
Kelechi Iheanacho (Supporting Striker).
The former Manchester City forward would be readily available for action bending any late alterations to the Super Eagles group ahead of the Sierra Leone video games.
He’s been in great form of late for his Leicester City side having actually scored a brace in the Europa League recently (Thursday).
He scored Nigeria’s only goal against Tunisia with a professional finish, though he missed from the Penalty spot versus the North Africans.
He would add firepower to Nigeria’s attack in shift. And he would be an incredible combination in addition to Victor Osimhen in the forward line pending whether Gernot Rohr would get his acts right on the matchday as Nigerians have actually constantly wondered.
Joe Aribo (Central Midfielder).
The Super Eagles star was mainly missed out on versus Algeria and Tunisia. He appears irreplaceable as for now till Nigeria can acquire the services of the duo of Ovie Ejaria (Reading FC) and Eberechi Eze (Crystal Palace).
His lack resulted in battles in the midfield as Nigeria failed to grow with the similarity Alex Iwobi and co in the main areas.
With Aribo now back from injury and been deployed in an innovative function by Liverpool legend, Steven Gerrard, he would be in the right mindset to perform his attacking tasks in transition.
While his creativity might be useful to the runs of Nigeria forward lines as Eagles quality workers (Samuel Chukwueze, Chidera Ejuke) seem put through by his wonderful developments on the pitch.