Alex Iwobi With A Shocking Revelation Ahead Of Ghana And Mali Friendlies

Super Eagles will to win first AFCON match against Ivory Coast.

Super Eagles midfielder Alex Iwobi is convinced that the national team will achieve a better part of the Black Stars of Ghana when they clash in Marrakech, on Friday; reports.

Alex Iwobi was part of the team that reached the final at the 2023 Africa Cup Of Nations (AFCON) tournament in Ivory Coast.

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The Super Eagles was undoubtedly the team with the best defense at the AFCON; conceding the least goal at the tournament; thanks to the tactics of former coach José Peseiro.

Now, with Finidi George as Super Eagles head coach on interim basis, Iwobi highlighted the importance of getting a favourable result against Otto Addo’s men.

Alex Iwobi clamours for a form like that at the 2023 AFCON outing
Alexander in the colours of Fulham

According to the former Arsenal playmaker, preparation for the fixture is intense; with players having it at the back of their minds that it’s a match between arch rivals.

“It’s a game against one of our rivals, a nation that is close to us, so we will give our hundred percent and try and to get a good result,” the Fulham star told the Super Eagles media.

“After the competition, we had to go back to our clubs because it was in the middle of the season. We didn’t have much time to reflect on the final defeat to Cote d’Ivoire,”Alex Iwobi continued.

“We want to continue with the form we showed at the AFCON and hopefully improve our performance.”

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In a related story, winger Ademola Lookman looks excited with first return to the national team post 2023 AFCON.

According to the Atalanta Bergamasca winger, the international friendly is an opportunity for the players to come together and talk about the AFCON.

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Ademola Lookman celebrates his goal against Lecce

“It’s an opportunity for us to once again show the level we are as a team, talking about our performance at the AFCON and the level that is expected of us. We are definitely looking forward to the game,” the former RB Leipzig winger told the Super Eagles media after the team’s training session in Marrakech on Wednesday.

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“We still have the same bunch of players, still happy together and obviously there are some new faces in the squad. We are really happy to be back in the squad,” he added.

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