Super Eagles Release Full List Of 27 Players For The AFCON In Ivory Coast

Sao Tome and Principe line up against the Super Eagles before kick-off.

Super Eagles head coach Jose Peseiro is expected to achieve a semi-final finish at the 2023 AFCON in Ivory Coast reports.

Super Eagles is hoping to win its fourth African Cup Of Nations (AFCON) title when the tournament starts in Ivory Coast next year.

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Victor Boniface, Francis Uzoho and Jose Peseiro called out by fans
Gift Orban Victor Osimhen, Jordan Torunarigha and Victor Boniface in training.

And ahead of the tournament, head coach Jose Peseiro who is saddled with the responsibility of taking the national team to and winning the AFCON has released a 27-man squad as reported by Owngoal Nigeria.

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According to the report, the 27 players have been informed of their recruitment for the AFCON job. And barring any last minute injury or personal reasons, the below players will execute the African Cup Of Nations (AFCON) tournament.

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Super Eagles team at the Mobolaji Johnson Stadium, Onikan, Lagos.

Goalkeepers: Francis Uzoho (0monia FC, Cyprus); Stanley Nwabali (Chippa United); Adebayo Adeleye (Hapoel Jerusalem, Israel), Ojo Olorunleke (Enyimba, Nigeria).
Defenders: Olaoluwa Aina (Nottingham Forest, England); Bright Osayi-Samuel (Fenerbahçe, Turkey); Jordan Torunarigha (KAA Gent, Belgium); William Ekong (PAOK FC, Greece); Semi Ajayi (WestBromwich Albion, England); Calvin Bassey (Fulham). FC, England); Zaidu Sanusi (FC Porto, Portugal); Bruno Onyemaechi (Boavista FC, Portugal), Kenneth Omeruo (Kasimpasa, Turkey).

Midfielders: Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City, England); Raphael Onyedika (Club Brugge, Belgium); Joe Ayodele-Aribo (Southampton FC, England); Frank Onyeka (Brentford FC, England), Alex Lwobi (Fulham, England).

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Gift Orban missing in 27-man squad for the 2023 AFCON
Gift Orban not included in squad for 2023 AFCON

Forwards: Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City,
England); Samuel Chukwueze (AC Milan, Italy); Moses Simon (FC Nantes, France); Ademola Lookman (Atalanta FC, Italy); Victor Osimhen (Napoli FC, Italy); Sadiq Umar (Real Sociedad, Spain); Term Moffi (Nice, France); Victor Boniface (Bayern Leverkusen, Germany), Ahmed Musa (Sivasspor,

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