In order to boost the team’s performance, Nigeria should cut this three players

The players’ lackluster play and the coach’s tactical approach have been major factors in the Super Eagles’ poor start to their World Cup qualifying campaign. Without further ado, below are the players Jose Peseiro should cut from the team if he wants to see an improvement in performance against weak opposition.

Francis Uzoho.

The goalkeeper was criticised after another poor performance in between the sticks for the team, he wasn’t good enough to prevent a long range free kick from Zimbabwe from going into the back of the net, he lacked positional awareness and should have done better for a goalie of his standards, he shouldn’t be called up for the upcoming international for others to be given a chance to prove themselves.

Calvin Bassey.

The Fulham centre-back lacked the composure in the heart of defence for the Super Eagles and was rough with his tackles which led to him cautioned during the match, he shouldn’t be utilized in the upcoming internationals.


The Southampton midfielder who was played out of position, struggled to create any goal scoring opportunity of note, pick out good passes as a result of that he was subbed off in the second half, which should amount to him been dropped for the upcoming internationals.