Super Eagles are favourites to win AFCON – Babayaro insists


Former Super Eagles left back, Celestine Babayaro has stated that the current Super Eagles squad under Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr are title favourites ahead of AFCON in Egypt.

Babayaro in a chat with revealed how Victor Ikpeba’s missed chance led to his set’s inability to win the tournament when Nigeria co-hosted in the year 2000.

The former Chelsea defender stressed that the current Super Eagles players representing the country in Egypt have a chance to win the AFCON competition.

”I don’t see any reasons why the Super Eagles will win the nation’s cup because they have won it before and I think they can do it again ”

The Super Eagles are now set to kick off their 2019 African Cup of Nations campaign after arriving the Alexander base from Ismailia, Egypt.


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