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AFCON 2021: Nigeria Squad Numbers Revealed (Read Details)

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Nigeria will be contesting for a fourth Africa Cup of Nations title in Cameroon.

GOAL brings to you the jersey numbers that Augustine Eguavoen’s men would be wearing at the 33rd edition of the biennial African football showpiece.

1. Maduka Okoye

Position: Goalkeeper
Club: Sparta Rotterdam
Number of Afcon appearances: Debutant
Date of Birth: 28-08-1999

2. Ola Aina

Position: Defender
Club: Torino
Number of Afcon appearances: One
Date of Birth: 08-10-96

3. Jamilu Collins

Position: Defender
Club: SC Paderborn
Number of Afcon appearances: One
Date of Birth: 5.08.1994

4. Wilfred Ndidi

Position: Midfielder
Club: Leicester City
Number of Afcon appearances: One
Date of Birth: 6.12.1996

5. William Troost-Ekong

Position: Defender
Club: Watford
Number of Afcon appearances: One
Date of Birth: 1.09.1993

6. Semi Ajayi

Position: Defender
Club: West Bromwich Albion
Number of Afcon appearances: One
Date of Birth: 9.11.1993

7. Ahmed Musa

Position: Forward
Club: Fatih Karagumruk
Number of Afcon appearances: Two
Date of Birth: 4.10.1992

8. Frank Onyeka

Position: Midfielder
Club: Brentford
Number of Afcon appearances: Debutant
Date of Birth: 1.01.1998

*9. Odion Ighalo

Position: Striker
Club: Al Shabab
Number of Afcon appearances: One
Date of Birth: 16.06.1989

10. Joe Aribo

Position: Midfielder
Club: Rangers
Number of Afcon appearances: Debutant
Date of Birth: 21.07.1996

11. Henry Onyekuru

Position: Forward
Club: Olympiacos
Number of Afcon appearances: One
Date of Birth: 5.06.1997

12. Zaidu Sanusi

Position: Defender
Club: Porto
Number of Afcon appearances: Debutant
Date of Birth: 13.06.1997

13: Chidera Ejuke

Position: Midfielder
Club: CSKA Moscow
Number of Afcon appearances: Debutant
Date of Birth: 02.01.1998

14. Kelechi Iheanacho

Position: Forward
Club: Leicester City
Number of Afcon appearances: Debutant
Date of Birth: 3.10.1996

15. Moses Simon

Position: Forward
Club: Nantes
Number of Afcon appearances: One
Date of Birth: 12.07.1995

16. Daniel Akpeyi

Position: Goalkeeper
Club: Kaizer Chiefs
Number of Afcon appearances: One
Date of Birth: 08.03.1986

17. Samuel Chukwueze

Position: Forward
Club: Villarreal
Number of Afcon appearances: One
Date of Birth: 22.05.1999

18. Alex Iwobi

Position: Midfielder
Club: Everton
Number of Afcon appearances: One
Date of Birth: 3.05.1996

19. Taiwo Awoniyi

Position: Forward
Club: Union Berlin
Number of Afcon appearances: Debutant
Date of Birth: 12.08.1997

20. Chidozie Awaziem

Position: Defender
Club: Alanyaspor
Number of Afcon appearances: Debutant
Date of Birth: 1.01.1997

21. Tyrone Ebuehi

Position: Defender
Club: Venezia
Number of Afcon appearances: Debutant
Date of Birth: 16.12.1995

22. Kenneth Omeruo

Position: Defender
Club: CD Leganes
Number of Afcon appearances: Two
Date of Birth: 17.10.1993

23. Francis Uzoho

Position: Goalkeeper
Club: AC Omonia
Number of Afcon appearances: One
Date of Birth: 28.10.1998

24. Sadiq Umar

Position: Striker
Club: UD Almeria
Number of Afcon appearances: One
Date of Birth: 2.02.1997

25. Kelechi Nwakali

Position: Midfielder
Club: SD Huesca
Number of Afcon appearances: Debutant
Date of Birth: 5.06.1998

26. Olisa Ndah

Position: Defender
Club: Orlando Pirates
Number of Afcon appearances: Debutant
Date of Birth: 21.01.1998

27. John Noble

Position: Goalkeeper
Club: Enyimba
Number of Afcon appearances: Debutant
Date of Birth: 6.06.1993

28. Peter Olayinka

Position: Striker
Club: Slavia Prague
Number of Afcon appearances: Debutant
Date of Birth: 16.11.1994

NOTE: The starred player is not participating in the tournament due to one issue or the other.

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