By Obaloluwa Joshua, LAGOS

Portugal has released a 26-man squad that will face Super Eagles in a friendly in Lisbon on November 17,reports PNO Sports.

The squad will also featured at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

Talismanic captain, Cristiano Ronaldo headline the squad with key stars like Bruno Fernandes, Bernardo Silva, Rafael Leao and Joao Felix also included.

Veteran defender, Pepe, Manchester City duo, Ruben Dias Joao Cancelo are also part of the team.

It will be the first ever meeting between Nigeria and Nigeria at the senior level.

Super Eagles head coach, Jose Peseiro is yet to release his list for the friendly.

Portugal will face Ghana, Uruguay and South Korea in Group H at the World Cup.

Nigeria failed to qualify for the global soccer fiesta after losing to Ghana in the playoff.

Portugal squad in full:

Goalkeepers: Diogo Costa (FC Porto), Jose Sa (Wolverhampton Wanderers FC), Rui Patricio (AS Roma).

Defenders: Diogo Dalot (Manchester United), Joao Cancelo (Manchester City), Danilo Pereira (Paris St Germain), Pepe (FC Porto), Ruben Dias (Manchester City), Antonio Silva (SL Benfica), Nuno Mendes (Paris St Germain), Raphael Guerreiro (Borussia Dortmund).

Midfielders: Joao Palhinha (Fulham FC), Ruben Neves (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Bernardo Silva (Manchester City), Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United), Joao Mario (SL Benfica), Matheus Nunes (Wolverhampton Wanderers FC), Vitinha (Paris St Germain), William Carvalho (Real Betis), Otavio (FC Porto).

Forwards: Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United), Joao Felix (Atletico Madrid), Rafael Leao (AC Milan), Ricardo Horta (SC Braga), Goncalo Ramos (FC Benfica), Andre Silva (RB Leipzig).