As we all probably know, The super eagles are going to be in action on Saturday against lowly little known Seychelles.. It will be their First game since the world cup ended. The Team were spared too much criticism after the Mundial simply because we could say we went to the World cup with a largely young team that lacked Experience. The game against Argentina was a case where the in experience showed so much. A more tested, matured team would not have lost that game. But we move on, We are now faced with Opposition that the entire football loving community will expect we win, so no excuses will be Tolerated if we fail to do so.

The team who have been in camp have stated that they will be out to claim the maximum points against their hosts, Seychelles,. Kenneth Omeruo who is expected to partner Leon Balogun in the heart of the Super Eagles defence in the absence of William Troost Ekong (Injured) believes the three time AFCON winners are favorites to win but that he and his teammates will not be taking anything for granted.

On paper, we are favorites but we all know there are no more minnows in African football,” Omeruo told journalists in the team’s Savoy Hotel Resort and Spa in Victoria.

β€œWe have to focus on the game and win on Saturday to get back to the top of the table of the AFCON qualifiers, so we will approach the game with all seriousness and try to pick all maximum points.”

The Super Eagles are third in Group E behind Libya and South Africa after losing their first game to the Bafana Bafana.

The matchday 2 encounter on Saturday will kick off at 1.30pm Nigerian time with both teams in need of the three points after losing their respective openers to the campaign 15 months ago.


Henry Onyekuru echoed the same Views speaking to reporters by saying the eagles are Condemned to win this game and ensure they get back on track to winning a place at Next years African nations cup.

“We have a clear Mission, we know we have dropped points already, this game will be taken very seriously and we will get the Job done”



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