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AFCON 2023: Why We Want To Top Our Group —Chukwueze

Samuel Chukwueze has explained he and his Super Eagles teammates would love to finish top of Group A at the AFCON 2023.

The Eagles bounced back from their disappointing 1-1 draw against Equatorial Guinea with a hard fought 1-0 win against hosts Côte d’Ivoire.

Currently, the Eagles are second on four points behind leaders Equatorial Guinea, who also have four points.

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To finish top in Group A, Jose Peseiro’s men must beat Guinea-Bissau on Monday and hope Equatorial Guinea and Côte d’Ivoire end in a draw or the former does not win by a wide margin.

Speaking ahead of Monday’s crucial tie with Guinea-Bissau Chukwueze, in an exclusive chat with Brila FM said:No small country in this Cup of Nations so our fans should expect the fighting spirit from the team.

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“We have to win, we have to top the group and remain in Abidjan so I will urge the fans to keep believing in us.”

The last time the Eagles met Guinea-Bissau at the AFCON was the 2021 edition which they won 2-0 in the group stage.

In the AFCON 2023 qualifiers, Guinea-Bissau stunned the Eagles 1-0 in Abuja.

However, the return leg saw the Eagles emerge 1-0 winners.

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