AFCON: We’ll Feed On Guinea-Bissau – Ajayi

Super Eagles defensive Midfielder, Oluwasemilogo Adesewo Ajayi, has confirmed the readiness of the national team ahead of Guinea-Bissau clash.

The Super Eagles will go head-to-head with the Djurtus of Guinea-Bissau on Friday in a first leg of the double-header AFCON qualifier matches.

The first leg will be played at the Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja. The second leg will happen in Morocco three days later.

Nigeria is top of their group with 6 points from 2 matches.

Ajayi who has been an integral part of the squad since his debut remained upbeat that Nigeria will beat her opponent convincingly.

According to the Westbromich Albion player, he alongside other players are looking forward to the tie.

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The 29-year-old combative midfielder revealed that players are hungry and ready to go, after putting in a hard-work.

Ajayi makes tough prediction for Guinea-Bissau:

“I’m looking forward to the game against Guinea-Bissau,” he told
“Everyone is hungry and ready to go. We are working hard in training and ready to carry out the coaches instructions on the pitch.”

The England-born versatile player will likely partner Leicester City’s midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi in the midfield, as they hope to keep the opponents at bay.

List of invited Super Eagles players for the fixture are the following:

Goalkeepers: Francis Uzoho (Omonia Nicosia), Victor Sochima (Rivers United), Chijioke Aniagboso(Academy)

Defenders: Kevin Akpoguma(TSG Hoffenheim), Zaidu Sanusi(FC Porto), Kenneth Omeruo(CD Leganes). Daniel Bameyi(Yum Yum Academy), Osayi-Bright Samuel(Fernanbahce), Oluwasemilogo Adesewo Ajayi(Westbromich Albion), Bruno Onyemaechi(Boavista), Calvin Bassey

Midfielders: Wilfred Ndidi(Leicester City), Joe Ayodele Aribo(Southampton FC), Frank Onyeka(Brentford FC), Alex Iwobi(Everton FC)

Forwards: Victor Osimhen(Napoli SSC), Terem Moffi(OG Nice), Paul Onuachu(Southampton FC), Kelechi Iheanacho(Leicester City). Samuel Chukwueze(Villarreal CF), Moses Simon(Nantes FC), Ahmed Musa(Sivasspor), Ademola Lookman(Atalanta Bergamo)

Nigeria will approach the game with a winning mindset, after a disgraceful outing against Portugal last November, where they lost 4-0 in Lisbon.

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