The Nigeria Football Federation 2nd Vice-President, Mallam Shehu Dikko has backed the Super Eagles to excel at the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations to be hosted in Egypt later this year.
The Super Eagles of Nigeria on Friday eased passed Seychelles 3-1 at the Stephen Keshi Stadium as they ended their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers on a commendable note.
Super Eagles and Hapoel Ber sheva midfielder Ugo John Ogu has stated that the team will be going to the AFCON with the aim of winning it.
Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo has urged the NFF to organize more friendly matches and training camps for the team ahead of the upcoming 2019 AFCON.
Nigeria forward Lucky Omeruo has joined his elder brother Kenneth Omeruo at LaLiga outfit CD Leganes on a one-year contract with an option of another year.
Reigning African footballer of the year and Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah has been omitted for Egypt’s friendly against Nigeria billed for next month in Asaba as coach Javier Aguirre has named an experimental squad for the encounter.
The recent pronouncement by the Super Eagles Coach Gernot Rohr that Nigerian players doing well in their various clubs stand a chance of being invited for the upcoming games against Seychelles and Egypt has been applauded across board.
Super Eagles and Everton loanee Henry Onyekuru has hinted that he is open to a permanent transfer to Turkish Super Lig club Galatasaray.