Guinea-Bissau vs Nigeria Live: Super Eagles 1, Guinea-Bissau 0 (FULL TIME)

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have released their starting lineup to face Guinea-Bissau on Monday (today), seeking at least a draw to advance from Africa Cup of Nations Group A.

Peseiro is sticking with the same 3-4-3 lineup that he adopted against Cote d’Ivoire in the last match. Guinea-Bissau vs Nigeria live will be played at the Felix Houphouet-Boigny Stadium.

Stanley Nwabali of Chippa United maintained his starting position in goal following two strong performances against Cote d’Ivoire and Equatorial Guinea.

Ola Aina will move to left wing-back, and Bright Osayi-Samuel, a right-back, will start the competition for the first time.

Calvin Bassey and Semi Ajayi will be paired in central defence by Kenneth Omeruo.

Joe Aribo and Frank Onyeka will play in the middle of the pitch.

Victor Osimhen will spearhead the attack, with Moses Simon and Samuel Chukwueze serving as the two wingers.

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Guinea-Bissau vs Nigeria live XI

23.⁠ ⁠Nwabali
22.⁠ ⁠Omeruo
6.⁠ ⁠Ajayi
21.⁠ ⁠Bassey
2.⁠ ⁠Aina
8.⁠ ⁠Onyeka
10.⁠ ⁠Aribo
12.⁠ ⁠Osayi-Samuel
15.⁠ ⁠Simon
11.⁠ ⁠Chukwueze
9.⁠ ⁠Osimhen

The match will kick off at 6pm (Nigerian time).

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KICK OFF
1′ Simon kicks the ball to start the match.

2′ Great start for Nigeria, who are pressing on Guinea-Bissau’s defence. Osimehn with a low shot that goes wide, but the call, however, is offside.

5′ Guinea-Bissau has found their feet as they retain possession in the last minute, knocking the ball to and fro. Nigeria on White, Guinea-Bissau on red.
6′ A shot from Guinea-Bissau is on target, but an easy save for Nwabali.

9′ Nigeria struggle to hold the ball, as Guinea-Bissau is retaining all the possession in the last 3 minutes.t

12′ Guinea-Bissau breaks Nigeria’s midfield set up and launches a shot. the ball goes wide, but it is the start of something promising for Guinea-Bissau.

14′ Onyeka forces a corner, but nothing productive comes afterwards.

16′ Nigeria begin to mount pressure, but no way through, Osimhen attempts a header after a cross, but the call is offside.

20′ Chukwueze sets up Osimhen, who sets up for the Nigerian attacker who shots but is blocked.
21′ Guinea-Bissau reply Nigeria with a series of attack as they get their first corner which sees no touch in the box. Goalkick for Nigeria.

24′ long throw into the Guinea-Bissau box, but nothing comes out of it. Goalkick for Guinea-Bissau.

25′ Nigerua starts an attack but a woeful cross from Osayi is headed away by the Guinea-Bissau defender. freekick for Nigeria.

28′ Chukwueze attempts a shot, but it meets a defender, he appeals for handball, but not given.

30′ Water break

33′ Guinea-Bissau with a dangerous attack, but the Nigerian defence cover up for their lapses, Goalkick Nigeria.

35′ Guinea-Bissau knocking on the door to Nwabali’s post. but nothing yet.

37′ GOALLLL NIGERIA!!!, own goal by O. Sangante after a dangerous pass from Moses Simon.

38′ Play continues, Super Eagles begin to look more comfortable and confident. hope not lost for Guinea-Bissau as they draw their defence line.

41′ Both sides are equally pressing, Guinea-Bissau looking to break way in, but no room in the Nigerian defence. Bassey blocks a shot from Guinea-Bissau’s attacker.

43′ Man down for Guinea-Bissau. Ajayi is booked yellow after a challenge. Freekick for Guinea-Bissau. Dangerous cross, but no end product. now here comes Nigeria.

45′ four minutes additional time. Guinea-Bissau in possession in the Nigerian Half. Disposed, Nigeria starts at attack.

45′ OSIMHENNNN!!!, wide!. Osimhen’s header is wide. More pressure from the Super Eagles.

HALF TIME

46′ Guinea-Bissau player kicks the ball for the second half.

47′ BIG CHANCE! After a missed control from Chukwueze, Simon is one-on-one with Guinea-Bissau’s goalie, he tries to round the keeper but is unsuccessful.

49′ Unnecessary foul from Onyeka. Yellow card. freekick for Guinea-Bissau.

51′ an Attempted cross from Osimhen, but no one is in the middle. 52 minutes played, 1-0 in favour of Nigeria.

53′ Guinea-Bissau begins to play dangerously with three errors from the Nigerian defence.

55′ Header from Osimhen inches wide following a cross from Aina.

56′ Good shot at goal from Guinea-Bissau, fine save from Nwabali.

58′ Pressure in the box, Bassy is down, no penalty. Osimhen gets the ball in the net, but the call is offside. No goal after VAR intervention.

60′ Nigeria is mounting pressure on Guinea-Bissau. Freekick played into the box, no end product. Nigeria still knocking. Corner kick for the Super Eagles.

62′ Onyeka is subbed out and replaced by Onyedika, while Aribo is replaced by Iwobi.

63′ Moses sets Iwobi up, but the shot is wide.

65′ Aina and Houboulang Mendes of Guinea-Bissau clash, but they quickly reconcile. 

67′ Turbo of Guinea-Bissau comes in for Famana Quizera.

68′ Aina with a slice shot, but couldn’t bring it down. Goal kick for Guinea-Bissau.

71′ Dangerous freekick for Nigeria. Chukwueze and Moses stand over it. Dangerous cross but foul by Osimhen on Guinea-Bissau’s goalie.

75′ Water break.

77′ Nigeria through Iwobi is controlling the midfield.

78′ OSIMHEN!!. Free header missed following a cross.

80′ Dangerous play from Guinea-Bissau. A shot is played bu Nwabali is up to the task. A shot is followed and is missed.

82′ GOALLLL Guinea-Bissau gets one back. The goal is checked. Offside is the call.

83′ GOALLLLL Nigeria scores. Offside is the call.

85′ Pressure from Guinea-Bissau. A shot saved by Nwabali.

87′ Guinea-Bissau is making some changes to their side as they seek an equaliser.

89′ Nigeria attacking but no productivity. poor cross from the Zaidu. Five mins added time

90+5′ FULL TIME

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