Super Eagles embark on a luxurious journey to Cote d’Ivoire for AFCON 2023

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On Wednesday, the Super Eagles of Nigeria embarked on their journey to Cote d’Ivoire, the host country for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). The team, donned in their distinctive green and white uniforms, showcased the national colors as they set off for the continental football event.

Notable players, including captain Ahmed Musa and vice-captain William Troost-Ekong, shared images of their departure on various social media platforms.


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Nigeria has been placed in Group A, where they are set to face Equatorial Guinea, host Cote d’Ivoire, and Guinea-Bissau in the group stage matches.

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Prior to their departure, the Super Eagles enjoyed a dinner with Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday. The event took place at the State House in Marina around 10 pm, and it was attended by key figures such as President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Ibrahim Gusau, immediate predecessor Amaju Pinnick, former Nigeria international Segun Odegbami, and various NFF board members. Coach Jose Peseiro and other members of the technical team were also present at the gathering.

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