- Ukraine vs Nigeria international friendly match is scheduled to hold on September 10
- Andriy Shevchenko has revealed his match plan after their 3-0 win over Lithuania in Euro-2020 qualifiers
- The international friendly holds on Tuesday, September 10, at the Dnipro Arena
Ukraine manager, Andriy Shevchenko, has confirmed he’ll offer ‘benched’ players during their 3-0 away win over Lithuania in Saturday’s Euro 2020 qualifier, a chance when they tackle Nigeria on Tuesday, September 10.
Speaking on the international friendly at the post-match press conference, Shevchenko revealed he is interested in offering playing time to squad members , who have not had an opportunity to play for the national team in recent games.
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''It has been half an hour since the end of the match. Tomorrow will be the day of recovery,'' Shevchenko told journalists.
''Let’s see what the players' reaction will be, how the muscles will respond. We’ll come to Dnipro, conduct a pre-game training, and determine the squad.
''I think I have a chance to let out players who do not play. I think you will see more of those names that came out less in the squad,” he submitted.
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However, Celtic’s Marian Shved will surely be missing in action against Nigeria after heading back to Scotland, courtesy of an injury.
Legit.ng reported earlier that POAK midfielder Anderson Esiti is in line to make Super Eagles debut during Ukraine vs Nigeria international friendly.
The combative midfielder has been called up to replace injured Leicester City star Wilfred Ndidi who is currently nursing an hamstring injury.
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