Ighalo targets fourth AFCON title for Eagles in Egypt

Ighalo targets fourth AFCON title for Eagles in Egypt

Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo says the target for the Super Eagles is winning the fourth African Cup of Nations title for Nigeria.

The Super Eagles won its third crown back in 2013 but has failed to qualify for the last two editions of the African biggest Football tournament.


Having booked their place in this year’s edition in Egypt, the Chinese based striker is optimistic about the chances of team winning the on the North African soil again.

”I must commend the coach (Rohr) for the wonderful job he is doing, trying to prepare the team ahead of the AFCON. I have no doubt that we are going to do well. Majority of the players are from the World Cup team in Russia , we have played together and we know ourselves very well,” said Ighalo.

Ighalo will lead Eagles attack again in the last AFCON qualifying Group E game against Seychelles in Asaba on Friday.

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