Happening now: Peseiro rolls out Super Eagles 2026 World Cup qualifier lineup against Lesotho, insists on Uzoho *See kick-off time

Super Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho will man the goalpost in Thursday clash against Lesotho.

This was revealed after the Nigeria’s senior men’s team head coach Jose Peseiro unveiled lineup for the first 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Lesotho on Thursday.

The match is scheduled to kick-off 5pm at Godswill Akpabio Stadium Uyo, Akwa Ibom state.

Uzoho, AC Omonia shot-stopper has come under heavy criticism from football fans following the goals he conceded in Nigeria’s last two friendlies against Saudi Arabia and Mozambique.

However, Peseiro has expressed his confidence in Uzoho.

Full Super Eagles Line-up

Bright Osayi

Jamilu Collins

Frank Onyeka

Semi Ajayi

Calvin Bassey

Ademola Lookman

Victor Boniface

Taiwo Awoniyi

Alex Iwobi

Kelechi Iheanacho (C)

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