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Ahead Of 2023 AFCON Qualifier, Peseiro Unveils 23-Man Squad For Super Eagles vs Sierra Leone



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The 23-man roster for the Super Eagles’ 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualification match against Sierra Leone has been announced by head coach Jose Peseiro.

Peseiro stuck with some of his regulars, inviting Ahmed Musa, Adebayo Adeleye in goal, William Ekong in defense, Alex Iwobi in midfield, and Moses Simon up forward.

The group also included Victor Osimhen, Kelechi Iheanacho, Taiwo Awoniyi, and Wilfred Ndidi.

Home-based goaltenders Victor Sochima and Olorunleke Ojo were also called, as well as Rivers United defender Ebube Duru and Bendel Insurance FC midfielder Divine Nwachukwu.

The Super Eagles are top of their qualification group with nine points out of four matches.

They are followed by Guinea-Bissau’s Wild Dogs, who have seven points. Leone Stars, who gave the Eagles a tough run in Abuja on Day 1 of the qualification series before succumbing 2-1, are on five points. Sao Tome and Principe, who play the Super Eagles on the final day of the series in September, are bottom with only one point.

The encounter is billed for Samuel Kanyon Doe Stadium, Monrovia, on Sunday, June 18. reports that the AFCON is another opportunity for Nigeria to come back to continental glory after a period of decline.

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