Former Super Eagles Centre back, Taribo West has said the current Nigerian squad can’t win the African Nations Cup (AFCON) billed to hold in Egypt.
The form Inter Milan Milan defender, who said he will not put his money on the Super Eagles winning the title Egypt i an interview with Punc0 ,insisted that based on his assessment of some of the countries going to the tournament, it would be difficult to place his bet on the Eagles claiming a fourth African title in Egypt.
Gernt Rohr’s men will face debutants Madagascar, Burundi and Guinea in Group B of the tournament with the opening game coming up against Burundi in Alexandria on June 22.
Taribo who said the competition will witness a lot of shocks noted that it’s going to be a difficult.
“When it comes to the group stage, I see Nigeria qualifying with ease, the country has a good team but I can’t vouch for them winning the Africa Cup of Nations.
“It’s possible to win the Nations Cup but there are no more minnows in football. Countries like Madagascar, Tanzania, and Burundi will always want to prove a point because if you watch their qualifying series, you will see that you have to up your game to beat any team,” the former Auxerre defender said.
Nigeria Vs Senegal Friendly Match Tomorrow, Super Eagle Adopts A 3-5-2 Formation
Super Eagle would be playing a friendly match against Senegal tomorrow, 16th June 2019
Nigeria Vs Senegal will be coming up tomorrow by 6:45 pm at Stade Léopold Sédar stadium in Senegal. The Super Eagle will adopt the use of 3-5-2 formation in the friendly match, NIGERIA NEWS reports.
The last Saturday’s friendly match against Zimbabwe ends up goalless at the Stephen Keshi stadium in Asaba, Delta state. The formation used for the last friendly match is 4-4-2.
The same formation was adopted in the Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON 2019 qualifier that came up against Bafana Bafana of South in Johannesburg. The match ended up the draw of 1-1.
The super eagles will be playing the first match of the AFCON 2019 against Burundi on 22nd June. The match would be played at Alexandria Stadium in Egypt.
Alex Iwobi Is The Most Sought For On Wikipedia Entry
“Alex iwobi is the most popular super eagle player to be playing at 2019 AFCON” – 33,916 page views on Wikipedia Entry
According to Wikipedia, Alex Iwobi happened to have the most page views amidst the super eagles, making him be the most searched for among the super eagle’s star, NIGERIA NEWS reports.
Alex Iwobi is the most sought for on Wikipedia entry.
The Gunners star made a record of 33,916 page views for the past 30 days on his Wikipedia entry.
Other Super eagles next to him are, John Obi Mikel 32,445 page views, Henry Onyekuru 20,297 page views and Samuel Chukwueze 19,263 page views.
According to Wikipedia, the following are Super Eagles Most searched for players which would be playing in the 2019 African Cup of Nations in Egypt:
1) Alex Iwobi – 33,916 page views
2) Obi Mikel – 32,445 page views
3) Henry Onyekuru – 20,297 page views
4) Samuel Chukwueze – 19,263 page views
5) Ola Aina – 16,681 page views
6) Ahmed Musa – 13,804 page views
7) Wilfred Ndidi – 13,743 page views
8) Odion Ighalo – 9,416 page views
9) Victor Osimhen – 8,402 page views
10) Kenneth Omeruo – 5,305 page views
11) Paul Onuachu – 4,709 page views
12) Francis Uzoho – 4,062 page views
13) Leon Balogun – 4,046 page views
14) Moses Simon – 3,740 page views
15) Oghenekaro Etebo – 3,722 page views
16) Samuel Kalu – 3,230 page views
16) Troost-Ekong – 3,088 page views
18) Jamilu Collins – 2,820 page views
19) John Ogu – 2,614 page views
20) Abdullahi Shehu – 2,037 page views
21) Chidozie Awaziem – 2,020 page views
22) Ikechukwu Ezenwa – 1,511 page views
23) Daniel Akpeyi – 1,482 page views
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