Augustine Eguavoen, the interim manager of the Super Eagles, said that it turns out that it is a difficult task for the Super Eagles to select 23 out of 30 players at the Cameroon Africa Cup in 2022 because of the available players. The standard is very high to choose from.
Eguavon is currently preparing for the African Cup of Nations to open in Cameroon on January 9, 2022.
In an interview with the Guardian on Tuesday after meeting with Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) officials, Eguavon said that former Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr originally submitted the 40-person provisional player list. Some of the key players are facing injury issues, which is expected to affect his selection process.
He revealed that he met with NFF about the players who will be invited to prepare for the training camp, and added that once the team coordinator sends an invitation letter to the invited player club, a provisional list of 30 players will be released to the public this year. Week.
He assured everyone on the deck to ensure the success of the Super Eagles in Cameroon, adding: “The list of players camping before the championship will be announced this week.”
However, Eguavon revealed that due to the commitment of some players to the club during Christmas, camping in Uyo on December 28 may simply be impossible.
“We are considering changing the training camp date to January 2 to ensure that all players enter the training camp at the same time or better, keeping the December 28 date. All of this will be in the next few days. Is corrected within.”
“I saw this stuff in the media and I don’t know anything about it,” he remarked of the speculation that a foreign coach had been chosen to monitor the Super Eagles at the AFCON.
The fact is that I am employed by the NFF and continue to serve as the federation’s technical director. I’ve been named as an interim coach, and I’m ready to work with whoever the NFF brings in to help the Super Eagles improve.
As well as adding value to the team.” The fact is that the Super Eagles must change if they are to compete well in international tournaments.”