Ahead of their international friendly clash against Portugal in Lisbon, Super Eagles have suffered fresh injury crisis.
Napoli hitman Victor Osimhen and Orlando Pirates defender Olisa Ndah picked up knocks over the weekend at their respective clubsides which has now ruled them out of the prestigious friendly.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Monday confirmed the development.
According to the NFF, Cyriel Dessers will replace Osimhen, while Chidozie Awaziem will replace Ndah for the Portugal clash
It tweeted, “Update Portugal V Nigeria friendly: Chidozie Awaziem replaces injured Olisa Ndah, while Cyriel Dessers replaces injured Victor Osimhen.”
Thursday’s encounter between Portugal and Nigeria will take place at the Estadio Jose Alvalade in Lisbon.
The kick-off is 18:45 pm Portugal time (7:45 pm in Nigeria).