Flying Eagles team news: Eletu returns as Bosso announces starting lineup v South KoreaPublished: June 04, 2023
Allnigeriasoccer.com can exclusively report that AC Milan wonderkid Victor Eletu will return to the Flying Eagles starting lineup for their much-anticipated 2023 Fifa U20 World Cup quarterfinal showdown against South Korea on Sunday evening.
Nigeria U20 boss Lada Bosso has just finished a team meeting, where he announced the starting lineup before the players and officials head to the Estadio Único Madre de Ciudades in Santiago del Estero.
Eletu has been earmarked for a midfield role from the very beginning of the game against the Red Devils.
The Rossoneri U19 star came off the bench in the 79th minute in the round of 16 clash against Argentina and 12 minutes later, provided the assist for Haliru Sarki's goal.
Bosso has kept faith with majority of the players who did so well against Argentina.
Kingsley Aniagboso keeps his place in goal and he's protected by a back four of Daniel Bameyi, Abel Ogwuche, Benjamin Fredrick and Solomon Agbalaka.
Joining Eletu in midfield are Daniel Daga and Tuchukwu Nnadi, while the attack consists of Ibrahim Muhammad, Salim Fago Lawal and Jude Sunday.
The South Korea v Nigeria quarterfinal clash will kickoff at 1830 hours Nigerian time at the Estadio Único Madre de Ciudades, with the winner facing Italy in the semifinal.
Flying Eagles starting lineup v South Korea: Aniagboso; Bameyi, Ogwuche, Fredrick, Agbalaka; Daga, Nnadi, Eletu; Beji Muhammad,
Salim Fago Lawal, Sunday
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