All the three opponents of the Nigeria’s senior men’s national team at the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), Cote d’Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, and Guinea Bissau have released their squad for this year’s AFCON.
Equatorial Guinea coach, Juan Micha Obiang has called up 26 players that made his final squad for the tournament.
Three goalkeepers, eight defenders, 10 midfielders, and five forwards made the roster.
Equatorial Guinea AFCON 2023 Squad
Goalkeepers: Jesus Lazaro Awono; Manuel Sapunga; Aitor Mbela Gil
Defenders: Basilio Ndong Oworo; Carlos Akapo Martinez; Saul Basilio Coco; Hugo Buyla Sam; Mavin Jose Anieboh; Charles Nduevisi Ondo; Jose Elo Ayeto; Esteban Ortozco
Midfielders: Yannik Buyla Sam; Luis Miguel Nlavo; Alex Balboa Banderas; Federico Bikoro; Iban Salvador Edu;
Jose Machin Dicombo; Santiago Eneme Bocari; Jose Miranda Boacho; Pablo Ganet Comitre; Federico Nguema
Attackers: Noe Nsue Ela; Emilio Nsue Lopez; Salomon Asumu Obama; Oscar Siafa; Jose Nabil Ondo
Host, Cote d’Ivoire will have 27 players representing the Elephants at the tournament.
Notable names in the squad are Serge Aurier, Willy Bolly, Franck Kessie, Jean Michael Seri, Max Gradel, Sebastien Haller, and Nicolas Pepe.
For Guinea Bissau, coach Baciro Cande has summoned 25 players that will make the final roster for the competition which will kick off on January 13, 2024.
The Djurtus is set to compete in its fourth TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations appearance.
Edgar Le Nanu