Former Ghanaian striker, Asamoah Gyan, has tipped Nigeria’s Tremendous Eagles because the staff to beat on the ongoing 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, in Cameroon.
Nigeria defeated seven-time champions, Egypt, of their opening Group D recreation on Tuesday.
Kelechi Iheanacho scored the one purpose of the match to provide Nigeria a 1-0 win over Egypt as Liverpool ace, Mohamed Salah, was stored silent all by the encounter on the Roumdé Adjia Stadium, Garoua.
Nevertheless, having watched all of the groups play within the opening spherical fixtures of the 2021 AFCON, Gyan singled out Augustine Eguavoen’s facet as probably the most excellent staff up to now within the 24-team match.
In accordance with the previous Sunderland star, the Tremendous Eagles confirmed the character of a possible champion.
“Sure, as of immediately, Nigeria stands out because the staff with the desire to overcome all oppositions going by what occurred within the match towards Egypt,” Gyan advised SuperSport.
“Each different potential winner of the match appears to be taking part in with an excessive amount of warning and this explains why a lot of the matches haven’t been spectacular.
“However if you take a look at Nigeria, they confirmed the character of a possible champion contemplating the way in which they dominated Egypt all by the 90 minutes.
“Nigeria deserved to attain extra targets within the match [against Egypt], however they have been unfortunate within the closing lower. This was a staff that had its pre-tournament problem as they have been unable to have a few of their finest forwards [Victor Osimhen, Odion Ighalo and Emmanuel Dennis] for the match and taking part in a robust staff like Egypt within the opening match was an acid take a look at and so they excelled.”