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S’Eagles Will Qualify For 2017 Nations Cup –Shorunmu

Posted: May 6, 2015 at 2:06 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

Super Eagles’ goalkeeper trainer, Ike Shorunmu, has assured Nigerians that the national team would qualify for the 2017 Africa Cup of Natiosscheduled to hold in Gabon.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Eagles is grouped with Egypt, Tanzania and Chad in the qualifiers.

Some Nigerians have expressed apprehensiveness that the Super Eagles will repeat the 2011 and 2014 disappointing results, when it was stopped by Guinea and Congo respectively from participating in the tournament.

In an interview with journalists on Tuesday in Ibadan, however, Shorunmu allayed fears that the team might not qualify for the tournament.

He appealed to Nigerians to be optimistic and support the team whole heartedly in order to enhance their chances of qualification.

Shorunmu stated that the technical crew, led by Keshi, would hit the ground running as soon as the negotiation with him was concluded.

He urged Nigerians to go to bed with their two eyes closed and be rest assured of the team’s Nations Cup qualification would be achieved.

According to him, the country has excellent players that could ensure that Nigeria secured qualification for the tournament.