Super Eagles forward Odion Jude Ighalo has shared his thoughts on his expectations at the Africa Cup of Nation which kicks off today with host city Egypt against Zimbabwe in Cairo International stadium.

Shanghai Greenland Shenhua star spoke in an interview on what to expect at the AFCON tournament saying that his team can win the trophy if hard work and believe is involved.

The 30-year old player hopes to have a successful tournament saying: “If anybody says the tournament is going to be easy, that’s a lie because it’s going to be tough, hot and difficult but I believe in the team we have because we have all that it takes to do well in the AFCON.”

He went ahead to applaud coach, Gernot Rohr and his team captain, Mikel Obi for their good job well done stating that: “Rohr is a good man, aside football, he’s a funny man and he’s a coach that always want to listen to your complains and keeps checking on someone, he’s a father figure, he also encourages the guys

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