Sunday Mba Other Popular International Reacts To 2023 AFCON Draw

NFF moves to integrated Enyeama into the Super Eagles ahead of AFCON.

Ex Nigerian internationals Sunday Mba and Ifeanyi Udeze have all thrown their weights behind the Super Eagles ahead of the 2023 AFCON tournament reports.

The Super Eagles for the 2023 AFCON in Cote d’Ivoire, on Thursday were seeded in the same Group A where they’ll come up against host nation Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea and Guinea-Bissau.

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The three-time African champions will be hoping to reach the knockout stages of the tournament, where it will stand a chance of winning it’s fourth AFCON title.

Speaking to the media after the draw was made, Sunday Mba, who was known for his winning goal against Burkina Faso in the AFCON final match in South Africa a decade ago, believes the Eagles are strong contenders.

According Sunday, the national team has what it takes to be able to qualify from the group stages. The former SC Bastia midfielder, however, cautioned against Nigeria underestimating its opponents.

Sunday Mba gives opinion ahead of Super Eagles’ 2023 AFCON outing

“Nigeria will qualify from their group, but we cannot underrate any of our opponents because all of them are a lot more prepared now,” he said and was quoted by The PUNCH Nigeria.

Sunday Mba reacts to AFCON 2023 draw.

Also, a former Super Eagles defender, Ifeanyi Udeze, believes that the real battle for the Group A top spot will be between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and the Elephants of Ivory Coast. The former Westbrom Albion defender, thinks the draw isn’t a bad one.

“The group is not bad for Nigeria. We will come out of it. The question will be who will top the group between us and Ivory Coast,” Udeze said.

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Below are the other groups for the AFCON:

Group B : Egypt, Ghana, Cape Verde and Mozambique.

Group C: Senegal, Cameroon, Guinea, The Gambia.

Group D: Algeria, Burkina Faso, Mauritania, Angola.

Group E: Tunisia, Mali, South Africa, Namibia.

Group F: Morocco, Dr Congo, Zambia, Tanzania

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