Maduka Okoye – Goalkeeper
Following his clean sheet against Liberia, the Sparta Rotterdam shot-stopper has been,
handed the responsibility of standing between the goalposts against the Blue Sharks
Kenneth Omeruo – Defender
In the absence of vice-captain William Troost-Ekong, the Spain based centre-back,
will marshal the backline of the three-time African kings.
Chidozie Awaziem – Defender
The 24-year-old centre-back will be hoping to form a solid partnership with Omeruo as well as cage the Cape Verdean strikers
Jamilu Collins – Defender
The Paderborn left-back has been given the nod to start ahead of FC Porto’s Zaidu Sanusi.
Shehu Abdul kayo – Defender
Following Ola Aina’s return to his base, the Cyprus based star will be hoping to prove,
his worth from the right-wing against Bubista’s side
Kingsley Michael – Midfielder
Alongside Bonke, the former Nigeria U17 star has been handed his maiden appearance,
in the three-time African champions’ squad. His creativity would be needed in dissecting Cape Verde’s midfield.
Innocent Bonke – Midfielder
The Malmo FF star has been handed his Super Eagles debut and he would be hoping to justify his call up by coach Gernot Rohr
Kingsley Ejuke – Midfielder
The 23-year-old has been in terrific form for his Russian Premier League side,
and he is expected to replicate that form against the hosts
Ahmed Musa – Forward
The Turkey-based forward will be making his 100th international cap on Tuesday,
as well as lead the Super Eagles to victory in the crunch fixture
Moses Simon – Forward
The FC Nantes star is expected to trouble the Blue Sharks’ backline with his blistering pace and dribbling skills.