Benin vs Nigeria: 3 Eagles players Who HAVE To Deliver
The Super Eagles travel to Benin republic with high hopes of qualifying for the Africa Cup of Nations holding in Cameroon next year, three members of the club will be on extra pressure to have a good showing.
The Genk striker's recent performance in the friendly vs Algeria in October and his brief appearance vs Sierra Leone has driven quite a number of criticism his way. While we know he's not likely to start vs Benin, I'm quite sure he'll love an opportunity to silence the critics.
Osimhen has had a rather tough time with Napoli since he returned from injury and COVID-19 at the turn of the year. He has found himself out of Gennaro Gattuso’s XI in recent games vs Bologna, AC Milan and Roma despite ending an extended drought against the side from Emilia-Romagna on March 7.
Notwithstanding, the 22 year old is in good form and hopefully, he has a much better showing against the Squirrels
On-loan Galatasaray forward Onyekuru at one point was predicted to take over from the now-retired Mikel John Obi and Victor Moses' unfortunately, the last few years have not been good to him as he finds himself on his third temporary spell in Turkey after failing to impress in Europe’s top divisions
A good showing in Benin will certainly improve his prospects in the national team