Super Eagles Coach Jose Peseiro Contemplating Kingsley Eduwo Invitation Ahead of AFCON


Super Eagles coach Jose Peseiro is exploring his options for the upcoming African Cup of Nations (AFCON), considering the inclusion of Kingsley Eduwo after a review by the NFF technical committee.

The committee members have advised Peseiro to look into African or Nigerian-based strikers who can provide robust options, especially in physically demanding and tightly contested matches—a quality reminiscent of past successes, such as Sunday Mbah’s exploits in the 2013 AFCON.

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Kingsley Eduwo, currently playing for Tunisian club Club Africain, has showcased his goal-scoring prowess with six goals in 11 appearances.

A product of the Nigerian grassroots football system, Eduwo is being viewed as a potent option to reinforce the Super Eagles’ attacking lineup.

The Nigerian Football Federation’s technical committee members have urged Peseiro to keep an eye on players who have experience in the African football landscape, emphasizing the significance of physicality and adaptability in the AFCON tournament.

Kingsley Eduwo is scheduled to feature for Club Africain in the Confederation Cup tie against Rivers United in Nigeria this weekend.

This presents a valuable opportunity for Nigerian fans to closely observe Eduwo’s performance and assess his potential contributions to the Super Eagles’ quest for success in the upcoming AFCON.

As the technical committee continues to review and advise, the anticipation among Nigerian football enthusiasts grows, eager to witness the heroics of Kingsley Eduwo on both the continental and international stages.

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