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Samson Siasia names what Super Eagles need ahead of 2023 AFCON

Former Super Eagles coach, Samson Siasia has named what the Super Eagles need ahead of their 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) participation.

In a recent statement, Samson Siasia, emphasized the importance of rebuilding confidence within the senior national team as they prepare for the upcoming African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Ivory Coast.

Siasia expressed optimism about the team’s talent but stressed the need for collective effort and restored confidence.

“The team has good players, but they have to play as a team. If they start playing as a team, then we might have a chance to do whatever, but time is not our friend. The time is short.

While acknowledging the challenges and the short timeframe, Siasia emphasized the potential for success if the team can elevate their game and work together effectively. He emphasized the importance of selecting the right players and urged a focus on improvement moving forward.

Siasia refrained from making definitive predictions about the team’s chances but expressed hope that, with enhanced confidence and improved performance, the Super Eagles could make a significant impact in the upcoming AFCON.

“If they can up their game, we never know. But we’ve got to get the right players. And let’s see. We’re not going to say they can win it or not. They can win it all. But let’s see how they improve from now on, moving forward.
That will give us the kind of idea if they can win it. It depends on how they play in the next game. But now they are there. Everybody (other teams) is afraid. But they need to build their confidence back,” Siasia remarked.
Nigeria is drawn in group A for the AFCON alongside, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea and Guinea Bissau.
The tournament will begin on much-anticipated tournament will kickoff on January 13, 2024.

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