Super Eagles Coach, Samson Siasia, has promised Nigerians that they would see a better performance from his team than they witnessed in Kaduna on Friday when Nigeria met Egypt in the first leg of their 2017 African Nations Cup qualifying series double-header. But the team’s Assistant Coach, Emmanuel Amunike, has admitted that Nigeria faces a tough task in Egypt today.
Nigeria will meet Egypt today in a make or mar tie in the city of Alexandria.
Siasia, who spoke through the Eagles’ Media Officer, Toyin Ibitoye, shortly before the team departed Abuja for Egypt yesterday morning, believes the Eagles have a clear advantage over Egypt in the match ‘because the players now know the weaknesses and strengths of the Egyptian side after the 1-1 score line in Kaduna.’
He also declared that the players desire and commitment to play in next year’s African Nations Cup was another factor that would confound the North Africa side.
However, although Assistant Coach, Emmanuel Amunike, believes Nigeria can win in Alexandria, he acknowledges that beating Egypt would not be an easy task. Read more