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Super Eagles Players Throw Weight Behind Siasia

Posted: Mar 4, 2016 at 5:39 am   /   by   /   comments (0)
Top Super Eagles players have been calling Coach Samson Siasia, the team’s interim coach, to signify their readiness for the Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches against Egypt in Kaduna and Cairo on March 25 and 29.
A source at the Nigeria Football Federation told about the federation’s excitement at the willingness and readiness of the top players in the team to beat the Pharaohs and help the nation qualify for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon.
“You won’t believe it; unlike before, top Super Eagles players like team captain, Ahmed Musa, John Mikel Obi, Odion Ighalo, Leon Balogun and others have been calling to signify their interest to play and beat Egypt to the Nations Cup ticket.
“The way I see it, the determination from the players shows ray of hope that Nigeria will outwit Egypt for the ticket,” the official said.

The technical crew of the Super Eagles, led by Samson Siasia, stormed the NFF premises as early as 12.30pmon Thursday for a crucial meeting on the list of players to be released after meeting with the technical committee.