BREAKING: Again, Boniface Benched As Finidi Releases Squad for Benin Republic

BREAKING: Again, Boniface Benched As Finidi Releases Squad for Benin Republic

The Super Eagles of Nigeria are set for the highly anticipated international picture as the team unveiled its starting eleven for the clash against the Benin Republic in the fourth round of the 2026 World Cup Qualifiers.

Finidi George, the team's head coach, has announced that Ademola Lookman and Terem Moffi will lead the attack while Victor Boniface will remain on the bench.

Finidi George has again benched Victor Boniface as the Super Eagles faces Benin Republic in the World Cup qualifier.
Victor Boniface benched again Photo Credit: @boniface_jrn
Source: Twitter

Below is the lineup of the Super Eagles:

Goalkeeper: Nwabali

Defenders: Bassey, Tanimu, Ajayi, Osayi-Samuel

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Midfielders: Ndidi, Onyeka, Iwobi

Attackers: Chukwueze, Lookman, Moffi

Players on standby for a substitute are Boniface, Iheanacho, Abdullahi, Onuachu, Onyeka Awaziem, Dele-Bashiru, Igboke, Olawoyin, Ismaila, Ojo (GK) and Okoye (GK).

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On Friday, June 7, the Super Eagles were under pressure after playing a 1-1 draw against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa during the third round of the 2026 World Cup Qualifier.


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