Nigeria’s pleasant match in opposition to Tunisia on Tuesday, would be the second time they play this 12 months.
The primary was a 1-0 defeat to a different North African aspect, Algeria, final Friday.
That recreation was settled by Ramy Bensebaini’s sixth minute purpose.
With Gernot Rohr making ready his aspect for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers later this 12 months, he was in a position to give just a few new faces a run out and check out new ways.
Ideally, one ought to anticipate a a lot improved displaying in opposition to Tunisia. However Wale Adigun, Head of Sports activities at Prime Radio in Lagos, disagrees.
“I’m not anticipating any enchancment from the staff. They’ve hardly performed with one another, so I’ll preserve looking for the people.
“Chidera Ejuke is a participant I’ll wish to see. Zaidu Sanusi made an impression in opposition to Algeria and Rohr would possibly give him one other likelihood. Cyril Dessers has to start out and an unimpressive displaying can spell doom for Onuachu.”
Adigun expects a troublesome take a look at from the Carthage Eagles, who Nigeria defeated solely final 12 months within the AFCON third-place play-off.
“The Tunisians are a bunch who’re based mostly at dwelling. Anticipate them to be higher than us as a collective. I gained’t be shocked if we’re overwhelmed once more,” he added.