A video emerged on social media where the Super Eagles duo of Samuel Chukwueze and Taiwo Awoniyi were spotted clashing with each other ahead of the match against Sierra Leone.
The Super Eagles’ camp is currently buzzing in Lagos, as the team holds its first training session on Monday evening, June 12, ahead of the AFCON qualification match.
Chukwueze was impressive for Villarreal in the just concluded European season, helping the team finish fifth on the season’s final table.
Awoniyi, on the other hand, scored several crucial goals to help Nottingham Forest escape relegation at the end of the 2022/23 Premier League season.
Chukwueze praised Awoniyi for scoring against Arsenal and Chelsea last season, according to a video shared on Twitter.
Chukwueze hails Taiwo Awoniyi
”You really tried last season because it’s not easy to score against Arsenal and Chelsea. You are the real man and you should tell us your secret.”
Meanwhile, Soccernet report that Awoniyi is overjoyed to be back in the Super Eagles squad.
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Nigeria’s Super Eagles will play Sierra Leone in their fifth AFCON qualifying match on Sunday, June 18th at 5 pm.