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Tremendous Eagles can win AFCON 2021without Victor Osimhen – Former Tremendous Eagles participant Jonathan Akpoborie

Former Nigeria striker, Jonathan Akpoborie believes the current Super Eagles of Nigeria can win the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations whatever the withdrawal of star striker, Victor Osimhen from the squad.

Osimhen withdrew from the occasion after testing constructive for COVID-19, the second time he shall be constructive for the virus in 2021.

Nigeria, three-time AFCON champions face Egypt, Guinea-Bissau and Sudan in Group D. Augustine Eguavoen’s side will begin their quest for a fourth AFCON title in direction of seven-time African winners and occasion favorites, The Pharaohs in Garoua on 9 January.

Nonetheless former Wolsburg star stated that the group has succesful strikers which will change Osimhen and get the job completed in Cameroon.

“I am absolutely persuade that the Super Eagles can carry the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon whatever the absence of Victor Osimhen from the squad.” He instructed Full Sports activities actions.

” Little query, the group will miss his hunger and dedication each time he’s with the group and we have now now seen it in the midst of the qualifying assortment.

“However, I am optimistic that the likes of Taiwo Awoniyi, Odion Ighalo, Sadiq Umar and others can fill his void . They’re going to shoulder the target scoring duties merely one of the simplest ways they have been doing it of their respective golf tools in Europe.”