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Full List: Jose Peseiro reveals Nigeria’s 25-man squad for AFCON 2023

The team comprises three goalkeepers, nine defenders, five midfielders, and eight forwards...

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Full List: Jose Peseiro reveals Nigeria’s 25-man squad for AFCON 2023

Super Eagles manager, Jose Peseiro, has revealed the 25-man squad for the upcoming 2023 Africa Cup of Nations in Cote d’Ivoire, expressing that his players urged him to remain with the team due to their conviction that they can triumph in the tournament.

The squad was announced on the Super Eagles’ official X handle on Friday.

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The team comprises three goalkeepers, nine defenders, five midfielders, and eight forwards.

The complete list includes:

Goalkeepers:
– Stanley Nwabili
– Francis Uzoho
– Leke Ojo

Defenders:
– William Troost-Ekong
– Bright Osayi Samuel
– Ola Aina
– Zaidu Sanusi
– Bruno Onyemaechi
– Semi Ajayi
– Calvin Bassey
– Chidozie Awaziem
– Kenneth Omeruo

Midfielders:
– Wilfred Ndidi
– Joe Aribo
– Raphael Onyedika
– Frank Onyeka
– Alex Iwobi

Forwards:
– Kelechi Iheanacho
– Samuel Chukwueze
– Moses Simon
– Ademola Lookman
– Victor Osimhen
– Victor Boniface
– Ahmed Musa
– Sadiq Umar

Head Coach:
Jose Peseiro

The 2023 AFCON finals are scheduled from January 13 to February 11, 2024.

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The Super Eagles have been placed in Group A alongside hosts Cote d’Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, and Guinea Bissau. The team, managed by Jose Peseiro, will commence their campaign against Equatorial Guinea at the Alssanne Quattara Stadium, Ebimpe, Abidjan, on Sunday, January 14.

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