[Happening now] AFCON 2023: Moses Simon benched as Peseiro rings changes ahead of Cote d’Ivoire vs Super Eagles clash

Super Eagles head coach, Jose Peseiro has opted for a 3-4-3 formation for the side’s 2023 Africa Cup of Nations Group B clash with hosts Cote d’Ivoire.

Peseiro also make three changes to the side that played out a 1-1 draw with Equatorial Guinea on Sunday.

Nantes winger Moses Simon will start from the bench.

Midfielder Alhassan Yusuf, who also started the game against Equatorial Guinea is unavailable due to injury.

Peseiro kept faith with Stanley Nwabili in goal, while Ola Aina and Zaidu Sanusi will play as right and left wing backs respectively.

Vice-captain William Troost-EKong, Semi Ajayi and Calvin Bassey will operate as centre-backs.

Brentford star Frank Onyeka and Alex Iwobi will take charge of the midfield.

Samuel Chukwueze and Ademola Lookman will play from the wings.

Napoli hitman Victor Osimhen will lead the attack.

Super Eagles Line-up vs Cote d’Ivoire

Stanley Nwabali- Calvin Bassey, William Ekong (Captain), Semi Ajayi – Zaidu Sanusi, Ola Aina,
Frank Onyeka, Alex Iwobi – Ademola Lookman, Victor Osimhen, Samuel Chukwueze