Super Eagles' interim manager Augustine Eguavoen has released a 28 man list for the African Cup of Nations that is to be hosted in Cameroon from January 9th, 2022 to February 6th, 2022.
Eguavoen will hope the Super Eagles do better than the last time he took charge of the team at the 2006 Nations Cup, leading the team to a bronze medal at the expense of Mali in the third-place match. He invited notable players to the team, which includes Wilfred Ndidi, Kelechi Iheanacho, Odion Ighalo, and in form Watford striker, Emmanuel Dennis.
The Super Eagles are grouped along with, seven time AFCON Champion, Egypt, Debutants Guinea Bissau and Sudan. Nigeria face Egypt in the group opener on January 11th, 2022.
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Goalkeepers: Francis Uzoho, John Noble, Daniel Akpeyi, Maduka Okoye
Defenders: Chidozie Awaziem, Kennth Omeruo, Leon Balogun, Willian Troost Ekong, Olaoluwa Aina, Jamilu Collins, Abdullahi Shehu, Zaidu Sanusi, Olisa Ndah.
Midfielders: Frank Onyeka, Josephn Aribo, Wilfred Ndidi, Chidera Ejike,m Kelechi Nwakali
Forwards: Ahmed Musa, Samuel Chukwueze, Victor Osimhen, Moses Simon, Sadiq Umar, Taiwo Awoniyi, Odion Jude Ighalo, Alex Iwobi, Kelechi Iheanacho, Emmanuel Dennis.