AFCON 2023: Peseiro gets January 3 deadline to submit Super Eagles list
Super Eagles head coach, Jose Peseiro must forward his final 23-man squad for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations to the Confederation of African Football (CAF) latest January 3, 2024.
CAF on Thursday directed all the 24 finalists to submit their final squads 10 days before the start of the competition.
Peseiro and other coaches are also expected to submit a 55-man provisional squad before the end of the year.
CAF released seedings for the 2023 AFCON finals on Thursday with the Super Eagles placed in Pot 2.
The development could see the three-time African champions face holders Senegal, hosts Cote d’Ivoire, Algeria, Tunisia and Egypt in the group stage.
The draw ceremony is scheduled for Abidjan on Thursday, October 12.
Cote d’Ivoire will host the competition from January 13 to February 11.
AFCON 2023: Super Eagles in Pot 2, face tough draw
Nigeria’s Super Eagles have been placed in Pot 2 for the draw of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations.The seedings for the draw was released by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Thursday afternoon.Jose Peseiro’s men could face hosts Cote d’Ivoire, holders Teranga Lions of Senegal, Atlas Lions of Morocco, Carthage Eagles of Tunisia and Pharaohs of Egypt in the group stage.The Super Eagles are in Pot 2 along with Ghana, Cameroon, Mali, Democratic Republic of Co...
2023 AFCON Qualifier: Troost-Ekong vows Super Eagles will beat Sao Tome again
William Troost-Ekong, the vice captain of the Super Eagles, says the team is committed to finishing strong as they prepare to compete in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations.On Sunday (today), the three-time African champions will play Sao Tome and Principe in their last qualifying match at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo.Jose Peseiro’s men have already booked a place in Cote d’Ivoire 2023 and sit atop Group A with 12 points from five games.William Troos...
2023 AFCON Qualifier: Orban to miss Super Eagles vs Sao Tome
Gift Orban has been ruled out of Nigeria’s 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sao Tome and Principe.Orban missed the team’s last training session at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo on Saturday night.The 21-year-old sustained an injury in the Super Eagles’ training session on Friday.The Gent striker watched from the sidelines as his teammates slugged it out on the pitch ahead of the game.Orban will now have to wait to make his debut for th...
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