Super Eagles Begins Preparation For AFCON 2023, See Full List Of Players That Made It To The Training Camp In UAE Today

Super Eagles Begins Preparation For AFCON 2023, See Full List Of Players That Made It To The Training Camp In UAE Today
Super Eagles during today's training session in UAE ahead of their first AFCON game against Equatorial Guinea

Super Eagles of Nigeria had their first training session in UAE today ahead of the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations that'll be taking place in Ivory Coast.

The squad which participated in the training session comprises of three goalkeepers, nine defenders, five midfielders, and eight forwards.

Earlier, head coach Jose Peseiro named a 40-man provision squad list for the contest but made a meticulous decision to select the best players for the tournament.

Captain Ahmed Musa also made a comeback into the squad after being sidelined during the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualification series.

Below are players who took part in the crucial training session today:

Goalkeepers: Stanley Nwabili (Chippa United, South Africa), Francis Uzoho (Omonia, Cyprus), Leke Ojo (Enyimba, Nigeria).

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Defenders: William Troost-Ekong (PAOK, Greece), Bright Osayi-Samuel (Fenerbahce, Turkey), Ola Aina (Nottingham Forest, England), Zaidu Sanusi (Porto, Portugal), Bruno Onyemaechi (Boavista, Portugal), Semi Ajayi (West Bromwich Albion, England), Calvin Bassey (Fulham, England), Chidozie Awaziem (Boavista, Portugal), Kenneth Omeruo (Kasimpasa, Turkey).

Midfielders: (England), Raphael Onyedika (Club Bruges, Belgium), Joe Aribo (Southampton, England), Frank Onyeka (Brentford, England), Alex Iwobi (Fulham, England), Alhassan Yusuf (Antwerp FC)

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

The three times African Champions will be Kick-starting their AFCON journey on Sunday, 14th January, 2024 against Equatorial Guinea.