By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde
Sports Writer, kick442.com Nigeria
Three times African Champions, Super Eagles of Nigeria arrived in Garoua, Cameroon, the venue of its Group D games starting from January 11, 2022.
25 players arrived at Garoua with coach Augustine Eguavoen and his Technical crew.
Three players, Jamilu Collins (SC Paderborn 07, Germany); Tyrone Ebuehi (Venezia FC, Italy); Odion Jude Ighalo (Al-Shabab Riyadh, Saudi Arabia) are still expected to join the team but Ighalo has not been released by his Saudi Arabian side, Al-Shabab.
Nigeria has been drawn in Group D against Egypt, Sudan, and Guinea Bissau and will open its campaign against the Pharaohs of Egypt on Tuesday, January 11, 2022.
Super Eagles Player in Garoua, Cameroon
Goalkeepers: Francis Uzoho (AC Omonia, Cyprus); John Noble (Enyimba FC); Daniel Akpeyi (Kaizer Chiefs, South Africa); Maduka Okoye (Sparta Rotterdam, The Netherlands)
Defenders: Chidozie Awaziem (Alanyaspor FC, Turkey); Kenneth Omeruo (CD Leganes, Spain); Oluwasemilogo Ajayi (West Bromwich Albion, England); William Ekong (Watford FC, England); Olaoluwa Aina (Torino FC, Italy); Zaidu Sanusi (FC Porto, Portugal); Olisa Ndah (Orlando Pirates, South Africa)
Midfielders: Frank Onyeka (Brentford FC, England); Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City, England); Chidera Ejuke (CSKA Moscow, Russia); Kelechi Nwakali (SD Huesca, Spain); Joseph Ayodele-Aribo (Glasgow Rangers, Scotland)
Forwards: Ahmed Musa (Fatih Karagumruk, Turkey); Henry Onyekuru (Olympiacos FC, Greece); Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City, England); Moses Simon (FC Nantes, France); Sadiq Umar (UD Almeria, Spain); Taiwo Awoniyi (Union Berlin, Germany); Alex Iwobi (Everton FC, England); Peter Olayinka (SK Slavia Praha, Czech Republic); Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal FC, Spain)
Jamilu Collins (SC Padeborn 07, Germany); Tyrone Ebuehi (Venezia FC, Italy); Odion Jude Ighalo (Al-Shabab Riyadh, Saudi Arabia)
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