AFCON: Super Eagles’ Records, Fourth Title Chase

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Super Eagles, AFCON, Records, Fourth Title, Chase
The Super Eagles are going after a fourth title in Cameroon

AFCON: Super Eagles’ Records, Fourth Title Chase

Three-time champions, the Super Eagles of Nigeria are aiming high when they seek a fourth Africa Cup of Nations title in Cameroon. The Eagles may have come close to winning more than any other team in Africa, holding the highest number of runners-up position.

Nickname: Super Eagles

Participation No. 19

Winning Records: Champions (1980, 1994, 2013)

Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier

Nigeria 2-1 Benin

Lesotho 2-4 Nigeria

Nigeria 4-4 Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone 0-0 Nigeria

Benin 0-1 Nigeria

Nigeria 3-0 Lesotho

Augustine Eguavoen, Super Eagles, AFCON, Records, Fourth Title, Chase
Augustine Eguavoen

Coach: Augustine Eguavoen

Country: Nigeria

Date of Birth: 19.08.1965

“It is not an easy group, but we are very confident we can do well.”

Players to watch:

Wilfried Ndidi (24) Midfielder, Leicester City (England)

Alex Iwobi (25) Midfielder, Everton (England)

Samuel Chukwueze (22), Forward, Villareal (Spain)

Super Eagles campaign suffered a perceived set back with the inability of striker Odion Ighalo to join the team due to to his professional club’s refusal to release him for the tournament, a development football fans said was not healthy  for the development of the round leather game in Africa.

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