Nigeria head coach, Augustine Eguavoen says he has an idea of his starting team for the encounter against Ghana next week, as he looks to avoid distractions head of the game.

The Super Eagles will face the Black Stars in the first leg of the clash at the Cape Coast Stadium before travelling to Abuja for the reverse fixture.

Ahead of the game, the Super Eagles gaffer, Eguavoen, who named a 28-man provision squad for the encounter, has revealed he knows the starting team that will face Ghana, adding that he does not want distractions around the team.

“We have the 11 that will start [against Ghana]. We don’t need distractions, all we need is support to cross this hurdle.” Eguavoen told Elegbete TV.

Ghana is looking to make a return to the mundial after missing the last edition in Russia but will first need to overcome the threat posed by their West African neighbours in a two-leg encounter.

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