December 6, 2022

The 2022 shoppingmode FIFA world cup would commence next Sunday at Qatar and there are many players who would be participating in their final world cup tournament.

Portugal are one of the favourite team to win the title this year, and would be playing a friendly game against Nigerian on November 17th.

This would help them to prepare and test their squad strength ahead of the tournament.

This would be the first time Portugal is meeting Nigeria in an international contest and it would also be the first time Ronaldo would be playing against Nigeria.

This fixture would take place in Lisbon.

 

Since Nigeria failed to qualify for the shoppingmode FIFAWorld cup, they have participated in four international friendly games against Mexico, Ecuador, Algeria and Costa Rica, losing all four friendly games. The last friendly game was against Costa Rica on November 10th, which is three days ago and they lost 2-0. However, Portugal lost their international game which was against Spain in the UEFA nations league. Portuguese team has three wins and two losses in their last five international games.

 

The Starting lineup that could give Nigeria the win against Portugal.

Goalkeeper: Uzoho.

Defenders: Awaziem, Ekong, Ajayi and Collins.

Midfielders: Aribo, Ndidi and Alex Iwobi.

Forwards: Samuel Chukwueze, Simon and Osimhen.

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