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2021 AFCON: Super Eagles' First Three Games, Date, Time and Other Details

By Emmanuel Oladele - The 2021 Africa Cup of Nations will kick off this Sunday 9th of January, 2022 in Cameroon, 24 teams will be competing for the most prestigious African Football Trophy in six groups. The Super Eagles of Nigeria as one of the 24 teams will be competing in Group D alongside Egypt, Guinea-Bissau and Sudan.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will kick off their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations on Tuesday 11th January, 2022 against Egypt at Roumdé Adjia Stadium in Garoua, Cameroon, 17:00 Nigerian Time (+1 GMT), and subsequently play Sudan and Guinea-Bissau respectively. See Details of all Super Eagles' first three fixtures below;

MATCH DETAILS

• Tue. 11/01/2021. Nigeria vs Egypt 17:00 - Roumdé Adjia Stadium, Garoua.

• Sat. 15/01/2021. Nigeria vs Sudan 17:00 - Roumdé Adjia Stadium, Garoua.

• Wed. 19/01/2021. Guinea-Bissau vs Nigeria 20:00 - Roumdé Adjia Stadium, Garoua.

Note: All Time in Nigerian Time (+1 GMT).


See the list of all 28 invited players below;

SUPER EAGLES’ SQUAD FOR 33RD AFCON CAMEROON 2021

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); Jamilu Collins (SC Padeborn 07, Germany); Tyrone Ebuehi (Venezia FC, Italy); Zaidu Sanusi (FC Porto, Portugal); Olisa Ndah (Orlando Pirates, South Africa).

Midfielders: Frank Onyeka (Brentford FC, England); Joseph Ayodele-Aribo (Galsgow Rangers, Scotland); Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City, England); Chidera Ejuke (CSKA Moscow, Russia); Kelechi Nwakali (SD Huesca, Spain).

Forwards: Ahmed Musa (Fatih Karagumruk, Turkey); Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal FC, Spain); Henry Onyekuru (Olympiacos FC, Greece); Moses Simon (FC Nantes, France); Sadiq Umar (UD Almeria, Spain); Taiwo Awoniyi (Union Berlin, Germany); Odion Jude Ighalo (Al-Shabab Riyadh, Saudi Arabia); Alex Iwobi (Everton FC, England); Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City, England); Peter Olayinka (SK Slavia Praha, Czech Republic).


25 Players are already in camp and will fly to Cameroon today, Wednesday. See the list of players in camp below;

ALREADY IN CAMP

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).

EXPECTED
Jamilu Collins (SC Padeborn 07, Germany); Tyrone Ebuehi (Venezia FC, Italy); Odion Jude Ighalo (Al-Shabab Riyadh, Saudi Arabia).

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