Musa , Chukwueze On Target, Simon Assist In Super Eagles 2-0 Win Over Coton Sport In Friendly




The Super Eagles of Nigeria defeated Cameroonian side Coton Sport Garuoa in a friendly game as part of their preparation for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.

Coach Austine Eguavoen lined up his players in a 4-2-3-1 formation. A formation he maintained despite making nine changes to the team that started the second half of the game.


Captain Ahmed Musa scored the opening goal of the game by profiting from a defensive mix up to give Nigeria the lead. He was however substituted for Alex Iwobi few minutes later after picking up a knock.

In the second half Moses Simon went on a mazy run before laying the ball on a plate for Samuel Chukwueze to score with the easiet of tap in. Below is how they were lined up for both half of the game.

1.Maduka Okoye
2. Ola Aina
12. Zaidu Sanusi
5. William Ekong
22. Kenneth Omeruo
4. Wilfred Ndidi
10. Joe Aribo
14. Kelechi Iheanacho
13. Chidera Ejuke
17. Ahmed Musa (Alex Iwobi)
19. Taiwo Awoniyi


Second Half Lineup

23. Francis Uzoho
26. Olisa Ndah
12. Zaidu Sanusi
6. Semi Ajayi
20. Chidozie Awaziem
8. Frank Onyeka
25. Kelechi Nwakali
18. Alex Iwobi (Henry Onyekuru)
17. Samuel Chukwueze
15. Moses Simon
24. Sadiq Umar ( Peter Olayinka)

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