May 24, 2024

Yaya Toure Snubs Super Eagles, Picks Favourites To Win AFCON 2023

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By Sportsgister

 

 

Former Cote d’Ivoire captain, Yaya Toure has picked his favourites for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations.

 

 

The former Manchester City midfielder snubbed three-time champions Nigeria and picked his country, Senegal, Morocco, Guinea-Bissau and South Africa as his favourites for the title.

 

“It is normal to have a preference for your own country. Ivory Coast has a strong team and many talented and experienced players,” Toure was quoted by wiwsport.com.

 

 

“But if I had to choose teams that I think are favourites, I would say Senegal, Morocco, Guinea-Bissau, South Africa. Their performance during qualifying was impressive.”

 

The Super Eagles are in Group A with Cote d’Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea and Guinea-Bissau.

 

The Teranga Lions are the defending champions of the competition.

 

 

The competition will run from January 13 to February 11.

 

 

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