As anticipation grows for the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2023 in Côte d’Ivoire, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has disclosed the provisional squad for the Super Eagles. The squad consists of 40 skilled players ready to represent the nation in this prestigious tournament.
The roster is a blend of seasoned professionals and emerging talents, categorized into six goalkeepers, 13 defenders, eight midfielders, and 13 forwards. Noteworthy returns to the squad include goalkeepers Francis Uzoho, Adebayo Adeleye, and Stanley Nwabali. The defensive line receives a significant boost with the comeback of defenders William Troost-Ekong and Kevin Akpoguma.
The midfield showcases a strong selection featuring players such as Alex Iwobi and Wilfred Ndidi, while the attacking force is led by well-known names like Victor Osimhen, Emmanuel Dennis, and Kelechi Iheanacho.
While the final selection is pending official confirmation from the NFF, football enthusiasts are buzzing with excitement as the Super Eagles prepare for Group A clashes against Equatorial Guinea, Côte d’Ivoire, and Guinea-Bissau in their pursuit of AFCON glory.
Here’s the Super Eagles’ 40-man provisional squad for AFCON 2023:
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