AFFON 2021: Super Eagles Arrive Garoua Cameroon, Set To Conquer Africa Again
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By Amaechi Agbo
Nigeria’s senior male national team, the Super Eagles arrived Garoua, Cameroon ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON which starts on Sunday in the Central African country.
The team arrived Garoua around 11pm on Wednesday night as they look set to win their 4th Africa Cup of Nations crown.
A total of 25 players from the invited 28 arrived Cameroon with two defenders, Jamilu Collins and Tyrone Ebuehi as well as striker, Odion Jude Ighalo yet to link up with the team.
Ahead of their departure, the players expressed optimism that they would do the country proud in the tournament.
Nigeria have won the continental diadem on three different occasions in 1980, 1994 and 2013 and look primed to repeat the feat on Cameroon.
The Super Eagles will begin their AFCON campaign on Tuesday next week against Pharaohs of Egypt in Group D.