Saudi Arabia will face off Nigeria in a friendly match.
SAUDI ARABIA vs NIGERIA (Possible Lineup, And Kick-off Time)
The Saudi national team, led by coach Hervé Renard, has a relatively fit squad ahead of the friendly. Key players like Salem Al-Dawsari and Fahad Al Bulaihi are expected to feature prominently.
Nigeria is also approaching this friendly with a sense of purpose. Their coach, Jose Peseiro, is also likely to call up a mix of experienced players and rising talents for the match as it is one that serves as a chance for Nigeria to build cohesion and evaluate their player pool ahead of the AFCON tournament.
Based on the recent form and historical selections of the respective teams’ managers, below is a projected lineups for both teams:
Saudi Arabia: Al-Owais (GK), Al-Shahrani, Al-Bulaihi, Tambakti, Abdulhamid, Kanno, Al Dawsari, Al-Khaibari, Ghareed, Alhamddan, Al-Dawsari
Nigeria: Uzoho (GK), Aina, Ajayi, Bassey, Onyemaechi, Ndidi, Onyeka, Iwobi, Chukwueze, Osimhen, Awoniyi
The friendly match between Saudi Arabia and Nigeria is scheduled to kick off in Portugal at 18:00 WAT, and the game will be held at the Estádio Municipal de Portimão.