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Super Eagles’ Squad List For AFCON 2019

Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, has released his final list of players for the upcoming 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Many football enthusiasts have reacted to the list, expressing their desire for Nigeria to lift the trophy one more time; one of whom is the former Vice-President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Victor Baribote.

The former NFF man believes that Rohr’s final 23-man list could be the squad that returns the AFCON glory back to Nigeria.

As a Nigerian, I wish the players in the squad the best of luck to lift the Cup. The list is okay based on the coach’s assessment; so, what we are expecting now is good result, not excuses.”

— Victor Baribote

According to reports, the Eagles alongside their technical team are already in Ismailia, Egypt, for one-week intensive pre-AFCON camping.

Super Eagles 23-man Squad

Goalkeepers

Francis Uzoho (Anorthosis Famagusta, Cyprus)

Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Katsina United)

Daniel Akpeyi (Kaizer Chiefs, South Africa)

Defenders

Olaoluwa Aina (Torino FC, Italy)

Abdullahi Shehu (Bursaspor FC, Turkey)

Chidozie Awaziem (Caykur Rizespor, Turkey)

William Troost-Ekong (Udinese FC, Italy)

Leon Balogun (Brighton & Hove Albion, England)

Kenneth Omeruo (CD Leganes, Spain)

Jamilu Collins (SC Padeborn 07, Germany)

Midfielders

Mikel John Obi (Middlesbrough FC, England)

Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City, England)

Oghenekaro Etebo (Stoke City FC, England)

John Ogu (Hapoel Be’er Sheva, Israel)

Forwards

Ahmed Musa (Al Nassar FC, Saudi Arabia)

Victor Osimhen (Royal Charleroi SC, Belgium)

Moses Simon (Levante FC, Spain)

Henry Onyekuru (Galatasaray SK, Turkey)

Odion Ighalo (Shanghai Shenhua, China)

Alex Iwobi (Arsenal FC, England)

Samuel Kalu (Girondins Bordeaux, France)

Paul Onuachu (FC Midtjyland, Denmark)

Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal FC, Spain)

Source: Vanguardngr

Featured image source: Daily Post Nigeria

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