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Super Eagles Set for Friendly Final Against Guinea Ahead of AFCON 2023



In the lead-up to the highly anticipated 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), the Nigerian national football team, the Super Eagles, is gearing up for a final friendly encounter against the Syli Stars of Guinea. The match is scheduled to take place at the Bani Yas Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Monday, providing a last-minute test for Jose Peseiro’s squad before the continental tournament.

As part of their preparations, the Super Eagles showcased their prowess in a commanding victory against a local side, Al Gharib, securing a resounding 12-0 win on Sunday. This emphatic performance adds a boost to the team’s morale, but the upcoming match against Guinea is anticipated to present a more formidable challenge, serving as a crucial test ahead of AFCON 2023.

For Coach Jose Peseiro, the friendly against Guinea provides an excellent opportunity to assess the strengths and areas of improvement within the squad. After nearly a week of intensive training in Abu Dhabi, this match serves as a practical evaluation of the team’s readiness for the AFCON finals.

The Super Eagles are set to return to Lagos on Tuesday. Subsequently, they will embark on their journey to Abidjan for the AFCON 2023 finals, with the departure scheduled for Wednesday. The upcoming tournament promises to be a fiercely competitive event, and the friendly against Guinea is a vital component of the team’s preparations as they aim for success on the continental stage.

As football enthusiasts eagerly anticipate the AFCON spectacle, the Super Eagles’ performance in the friendly against Guinea will offer insights into their form, strategy, and cohesion. With a mix of experienced players and emerging talents, the Nigerian squad aims to make a significant impact at AFCON 2023.

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