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Why Nigeria’s Team With Best Strikers Are Favorites Of Afcon 2023

Why Nigeria's Team With Best Strikers Are Favorites Of Afcon 2023
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Apparently, Nigeria is known to be one of the favourites to win the upcoming CAF Afcon 2023. This competition will take place in Ivory Coast starting January 2024. Nigeria and countries like Ghana, Tunisia, Egypt, South Africa, Senegal, Mali, Morocco, Algeria, Guinea, Equatorial Guinea, Cameroon and few others are countries that have successfully qualified to take part in the competition.

The CAF nations competition is one of the precious football competitions in Africa just like how the Europeans also cherish their Euro’s competition. The last competition was won by Sadio Mané’s Senegal team defeating Algeria in the finals.

With regard to Nigeria’s current national team call-up, they are regarded as the favourites of the upcoming competition. The names on this list are so hot that popular social media giants are already putting Nigerian in front of all the qualified countries.

Just like always, Nigeria is known to have the best and brilliant forwards in Africa always…

Having attackers like Victor Osimhen playing for Napoli in the city of Naples, German Bundesliga-side Bayer leverkusen’s Victor Bonniface, Joe Aribo (Southampton), Gift Orban (Gent), Taiwo Awoniyi (Nottingham Forest), Ademola Lookman (Atalanta), Kelechi Iheanacho (Licester City), Samuel Chukwueze (AC Milan), and Moses Simon (Nantes).

As a football fan, you should definetly know these players and their current form in their various clubs. This is the main reason why almost all African journalists and social media giants naming them as favorites for Afcon 2023.

If only they are all going to keep their form intact and do their best to gain call-ups to represent Nigeria in the coming competition then for real, they will be favourites. This is because, Gift Orban in the Belgium professional league has an average of scoring or assisting in at least every two matches.

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Victor Osimhen won the golden boot in the Italian Serie A league last season 2022-2023 and is already in the top scorers list this season. Boniface also in German Bundesliga’s top scorers list and have won  Leverkusen’s player of the month already.

Awoniyi on the other side have already scored against teams regarded to be big in Europe and even the whole world. Teams like Manchester United, Chelsea and few others. He is also averaged to get an assist or goal in every game he starts for Nottingham forests.

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