Kenneth Omeruo, Nigeria International Defender
Kenneth Omeruo, Nigeria International Defender

Nigeria international defender Kenneth Omeruo says the Super Eagles can win the 2019 AFCON set to take place in Egypt this summer.

Omeruo has 41 caps to his name and was part of the Nigeria squad that lifted the 2013 AFCON title in South Africa. He also represented the Super Eagles in the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

He joined Chelsea in 2012 coming from Belgium’s Standard de Liege. Even after winning the Under-21 Premier League and was not able to cement his place in the first team.

Omeruo stated that Nigeria has a very young and talented squad and is able to win the tournament.

Nigeria secured its place in the upcoming AFCON as they sit first in their group with 10 points and one game to spare. Their final game will be against Seychelles.