- The Super Eagles of Nigeria will go head-to-head with the Togolese national football team in what will be an explosive friendly duel between the two African sides in France
- Nigeria will use the encounter as a preparation for their upcoming 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifier against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in Uyo on June 10
- Super Eagles will be missing the service of their captain John Obi Mikel who is currently recuperating from injury, while Chelsea striker Victor Moses has also been excluded from this game.
If history is something to go with ahead of this encounter, then the Super Eagles are favored to win this tie, but there are some Togolese players who can cause trouble for Gernot Rohr's men.
1. Emmanuel Adebayor
Former Arsenal and Manchester City star Emmanuel Adebayor is reportedly included in the Togolese squad that will face the Super Eagles, and his presence on the pitch of play with be a threat for the Nigeria defense.
Adebayor who plays for Turkish side Medipol Basaksehir scored six goals for his club in 10 League games at the just concluded season in Turkey.
2. Lalawele Atakora
Atakora is familiar playing against the Super Eagles of Nigeria as the midfielder was part of the Togolese team that defeated Nigeria in Abeokuta, Ogun state in the final of the West African Football Union (WAFU) in 2011.
3. Floyd Ayite
Fulham striker Floyd Ayite is another Togolese player that will pull so much threat for the Super Eagles defense as he will be playing his 25th game for Togo against Nigeria tonight.
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Last season, Ayite played 38 games for his club in all competition scoring nine goals, but unfortunately, they failed to secure a promotion to the Premier League.
4. Peniel Mlapa
Peniel Mlapa is an attacking midfielder who currently plays for Bundesliga side VFL Bochum, and he will be making his international debut against the three-time African champions after representing the German U-19 side.
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