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Winning the World Cup ticket is non-negotiable – Super Eagle Team

By Mitchelle Uzorka

FEB 17, 2022 5:42am

Super Eagles players and coaches have assured Nigerians of their determination to earn a spot at the 22nd FIFA World Cup finals to be held in Qatar between November 14 and December 18, 2022.

At a virtual meeting with the Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare, and chieftains of the Nigeria Football Federation on Tuesday night, Coaches Augustine Eguavoen and Emmanuel Amuneke, as well as the playing body, said the Super Eagles are determined to get the FIFA 2022 Ticket.

In his opening remark, Mr Dare praised the players for their efforts at the AFCON, saying lessons have been learnt from the defeat to Tunisia in the Round of 16. And players should visit the anger of the defeat by Tunisia on Ghana.

Super Eagles Deputy Captain William Ekong, said, the players are aware of the big task ahead and only want the government to ensure that the pitch of the MKO Abiola National Stadium in Abuja is in ‘good condition’ for the return leg encounter against the Black Stars.

Meanwhile NFF President and FIFA Council Member, Amaju Pinnick, in his remarks, charged the players to face the two-leg fixture with even greater determination and play with grit, guts, and zest.

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