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AFCON 2021: Eguavoen Names Musa, Osimhen, 26 Others For Truthful Eagles Squad

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Ahmed Musa                                              Augustine Eguavoen                              Victor OsimhenSuper Eagles Head Coach, Augustine Eguavoen, has named his 28-man final checklist of the Nigerian team for the 2021 Africa Cup of International locations (AFCON).The tourney, which is 33rd within the gathering, is taking role in Cameroon between January 9 and February 6, 2022.Captain Ahmed Musa, midfield enforcer Wilfred Ndidi, and effervescent forward Victor Osimhen like been among these who made the cut for the mountainous home event.The three-time winners would confront seven-time and file winners Egypt, Sudan, and debutants Guinea Bissau with venue within the northern town of Garoua.A mouth-watering conflict with the Pharaohs within the crew opener on January 11 formulation the Eagles must hit the ground at a blistering walk.READ ALSO: Pele Discharged From SanatoriumAged Nigeria captain Eguavoen, who coached the Truthful Eagles to a third-role form on the finals in Egypt 15 years ago, chosen four goalkeepers, 9 defenders, five midfielders, and 10 forwards to goal for Nigeria’s fourth diadem in Cameroon.Goalkeepers Maduka Okoye and Francis Uzoho, defenders Kenneth Omeruo, Olaoluwa Aina and Abdullahi Shehu, midfielders Joseph Ayodele-Aribo and Chidera Ejuke, and forwards Moses Simon, Odion Ighalo, and Samuel Chukwueze like been also on the roster.There is a return to the crew for primitive U-17 World Cup-a success captain Kelechi Nwakali, forward Emmanuel Dennis, and 2016 Olympics neatly-known particular person Sadiq Umar.All invited avid gamers, besides the UK-based crew, are to advance in camp in Abuja on Wednesday subsequent week, with the UK-based avid gamers anticipated to originate arriving on January 3.Stumble on the beefy checklist of avid gamers beneath:Goalkeepers: Francis Uzoho (AC Omonia, Cyprus); John Noble (Enyimba FC); Daniel Akpeyi (Kaizer Chiefs, South Africa); Maduka Okoye (Sparta Rotterdam, The Netherlands).Defenders: Chidozie Awaziem (Alanyaspor FC, Turkey); Kenneth Omeruo (CD Leganes, Spain); Leon Balogun (Glasgow Rangers, Scotland); William Ekong (Watford FC, England); Olaoluwa Aina (Torino FC, Italy); Jamilu Collins (SC Padeborn 07, Germany); Abdullahi Shehu (AC Omonia, Cyprus); Zaidu Sanusi (FC Porto, Portugal); Olisa Ndah (Orlando Pirates, South Africa).Midfielders: Frank Onyeka (Brentford FC, England); Joseph Ayodele-Aribo (Galsgow Rangers, Scotland); Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City, England); Chidera Ejuke (CSKA Moscow, Russia); Kelechi Nwakali (SD Huesca, Spain).Forwards: Ahmed Musa (Fatih Karagumruk, Turkey); Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal FC, Spain); Victor Osimhen (Napoli FC, Italy); Moses Simon (FC Nantes, France); Sadiq Umar (UD Almeria, Spain); Taiwo Awoniyi (Union Berlin, Germany); Odion Jude Ighalo (Al-Shabab Riyadh, Saudi Arabia); Alex Iwobi (Everton FC, England); Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City, England); Emmanuel Dennis (Watford FC, England).

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