BREAKING NEWS: Friendly: Finidi names Super Eagles captain, gives major hint on XI

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: Finidi names captain, gives major hint on XI


's interim coach, has dropped a major hint regarding his starting XI for Friday evening's international friendly against West neighbours, .

Black Stars of Ghana will thread tackles against the Super Eagles at Stade de Marrakech, Morocco.

The coach also revealed who might be wearing the captain's armband on Friday night.

Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa was not called up for the game and that also applies to Deputy captain William Troost-Ekong.

Finidi has revealed that either Kelechi Iheanacho or , all of City, will wear the armband for the game.

Ndidi had once done the , captaining the Super Eagles in their 2023 Cup of Nations qualifying matches against Guinea-Bissau and São Tomé and Príncipe.

Finidi was asked who will captain the team during his post-match press conference, Finidi said, “Ndidi is there or Kelechi? Definitely, we want to win it”

He continued, “Tactics, we are not changing much, just add a few elements we think will help players with energy.

“We will be very, very tactical and see how we can win the ball as quickly as possible, that is what we will do tomorrow and I hope it is going to work.”

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