AFCON 2023: ?I Believe In This Group?  - Victor Osimhen says Super Eagles can conquer Africa again

AFCON 2023: 'I believe in this group'

Star striker for Nigeria's Super Egales and Italy's Napoli, Victor Osimhen has expressed optimism about the Super Eagles' chances of winning the title at the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations.

Nigeria last conquered the continent in South Africa in 2013, but the three-time champions were eliminated in the round of 16 two years ago by Tunisia's Carthage Eagles.

Osimhen believes the Super Eagles now have enough quality to win the tournament this time.

“The most important thing for us now is to go to Côte d'Ivoire and win the tournament”, declared the 25-year-old at a dinner organized to celebrate his coronation as Africa's best player at the team's training base in Abu Dhabi, on the night of Friday. .

“I believe in this group, we have a lot of talented players to get the job done, fingers crossed we will do really well.”

Osimhen was the top scorer in the AFCON 2023 qualifiers with 10 goals.

The Super Eagles will face hosts Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea and Guinea-Bissau in Group A.


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