The stage is set for an enthralling encounter between Sierra Leone and the Super Eagles of Nigeria as both teams battle for a spot in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations tournament.
The Nigerian team has a strong squad, but Sierra Leone also features standout players who are anticipated to have a big effect on the forthcoming game.
They will attempt to upset the Nigerian team’s rhythm with their individual talents and teamwork in an effort to help Sierra Leone qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations competition.
As the excitement builds, Soccernet.ng highlight the top four Sierra Leonean stars to keep an eye on
The 31-year-old defender, formerly of Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool, currently plies his trade with Wigan in the English Championship.
With his wealth of experience at top-level clubs, Caulker brings leadership, solid defending, and aerial prowess to the Sierra Leone defence. His ability to organize the backline will be crucial in thwarting the Super Eagles’ attacking threats.
At just 20 years old, this talented midfielder represents the Middlesbrough U-21s. Conteh has been making waves with his technical skills, vision, and ability to control the midfield.
His energy and creativity in distributing the ball will be vital in Sierra Leone’s build-up play and attempts to unlock the Nigerian defence.
The 23-year-old forward from Crotone in Italy adds firepower to Sierra Leone’s attacking line. Kargbo’s speed, agility, and clinical finishing make him a constant danger in the final third.
With an eye for goal and the ability to create scoring opportunities, he will be a key player to watch as Sierra Leone aims to breach the Super Eagles’ defence.
Playing as a winger for FC Andorra in Spain’s second tier, Bundu possesses exceptional pace, dribbling skills, and the ability to take on defenders. His direct style of play and ability to deliver accurate crosses pose a constant threat to opposing defences.
Bundu’s attacking prowess and ability to create chances for his teammates will be crucial for Sierra Leone’s offensive strategy.