Nigeria’s senior team stalwarts have refused to be worried about being housed in the African 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification series’ so –called group of death.
Reactions have been sharp, immediate and interesting, from NFF President Amaju Pinnick’s “now we must quickly sort out the issue of Head Coach and his assistants and put every other thing in place in good time,” to former Eagles’ captain and member of the NFF Technical Committee Garba Lawal’s “I would rather lose to Algeria than lose to Chad.”
Now, the players themselves have come out to express confidence that the Super Eagles can earn a third straight FIFA World Cup ticket despite the challenge of Algeria, Zambia and Cameroon.
Interim Head Coach, Salisu Yusuf
Without any doubt, this is a tough draw but with commitment, determination and motivation, the Super Eagles will scale these hurdles and qualify for the 2018 World Cup.
This is not a bad draw. I believe the Super Eagles are equal to the task.
All we need to do now is to start planning from this very moment. We have to get our coach in place and give him, whether white or black, a very conducive environment to work. I am confident that by the grace of God we will qualify. We will give our 100% in every game and try to win whether home or away. Every match must be taken as a matter of life and death.
Far from easy, but it’s the hard road that leads to success. Let’s take this opportunity and earn our spot.
William Troost Ekong
I think it’s a tough draw, but I never imagined we were going to get any easy opponents on the way to 2018 World Cup. I believe that we can do it. If we can put …Read More
Source:: Nigeria Football News