NGA vs RSA: Check Out Super Eagles’ Confirmed Starting Lineup Ahead Of Today’s World Cup Qualifier

As anticipation builds for the CAF World Cup qualifier between Nigeria and South Africa, the Super Eagles have confirmed their starting lineup for the critical match at Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo.

The fixture is pivotal for both teams, with Nigeria currently in fourth place in Group C, while South Africa sits in third, trailing group leaders Rwanda by just one point.

Nigeria’s head coach, Finidi George, who took over earlier this year, has named a lineup featuring a mix of experienced internationals and rising stars. With key players like Napoli forward Victor Osimhen sidelined due to injury, George has opted to bring in new talents to bolster the squad.

Check out the confimed starting lineup vs South Africa below:

NGA vs RSA: Check Out Super Eagles' Confirmed Starting Lineup Ahead Of Today's World Cup Qualifier

Nigeria’s recent form has been inconsistent, highlighted by consecutive 1-1 draws against Lesotho and Zimbabwe in their previous qualifiers. Despite these setbacks, the Super Eagles aim to leverage their home advantage and secure a vital win to keep their World Cup qualification hopes alive. Historical encounters favor Nigeria, who have dominated this rivalry with four wins and five draws in their last ten matches against South Africa.

Meanwhile, South Africa, under the guidance of Hugo Broos, will aim to capitalize on Nigeria’s recent struggles and continue their defensive solidity, which has been key to their recent success. Despite the absence of experienced defender Grant Kekana, Bafana Bafana have a robust squad ready to challenge the Super Eagles.

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