AFCON 2023: Super Eagles Star Leads Chart of Players With Most Tackle

AFCON 2023: Super Eagles Star Leads Chart of Players With Most Tackle

  • Nigeria's Calvin Bassey and Ola Aina have been listed as the top players with the most kicks in the ongoing 2023 AFCON
  • This was disclosed in a new list of the top 10 players with the most kick in the ongoing competition in Cote d'Ivoire
  • The list was released ahead of the semi-final match between Nigeria and South Africa on Wednesday

Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire - Super Eagles defenders Calvin Bassey and Ola Aina have toppled the chat of most tackle players in the ongoing African Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2023.

This was disclosed in a tweet by StatiSense on Tuesday, February 6, ahead of the Super Eagles clash in the ongoing competition.

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Full list: AFCON 2023 most tackle chat so far Photo Credit: Super Eagles, Bafana Bafana
Source: Twitter

List of players with the best kicks in 2023 AFCON

The Super Eagles will be taking on the Bafana Bafana of South Africa at the semi-final stage of the 2023 AFCON.

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Below is the list of the players and their ratings:

  1. Calvin Bassey: 12
  2. Ola Aina: 10
  3. Ibrahima Keita: 10
  4. Wilfried Singo: 9
  5. Iván Salvador: 9
  6. Omare Gassama: 8
  7. Diadie Samassékou: 8
  8. Krépin Diatta: 8
  9. Gedeon Kalulu: 8
  10. Frank Onyeka: 7

See the tweet here:

Nigeria defeated Angola in their quarter-final clash to qualify for the semi-final match, which was scheduled for Wednesday, February 7.

Prediction about Nigeria vs South Africa

Many pundits have tipped the Eagles to defeat the Bafana Bafana in the Wednesday clash. Still, Osimhen, was recently crowned the African Footballer of the Year.

In the history of AFCON, Nigeria and South Africa have been harsh rivals on the greenfield of football; the duo will test their strength again on Wednesday, February 7.

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Nigeria, South Africa, Ivory Coast, and DR Congo have played together at least once at the AFCON quarter-final stage before now.

Nigeria met with South Africa once and played this year's host, Ivory Coast, in three semi-finals of AFCON. However, Ivory Coast has met DR Congo once in the history of AFCON.

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This is not the first time the four quarter-final victors will make it to the semi-final stage in the history of AFCON.

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Nigeria played Ivory Coast in three semi-finals and South Africa once, while the host country played DR Congo once.


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