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Super Eagles must convince us by beating Sao Tome by margin

Super Eagles play Sao Tome and Principe today in a match-day two installation of Group A’s 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying effort.

Also, Nigerians will trust the group can show their predominance over the little island country and vindicate themselves as goliaths of Africa.

Global friendlies against Mexico and Ecuador finished in routs however the Super Eagles showed forceful going after shows that yielded brings about their 2-1 win over Sierra Leone last Thursday to end a winless run extending back to January.

A few ex-stars have moved the Eagles to rule procedures in Morocco against the Falcons, who are positioned 183, 153 spots behind the Nigerians.

Super Eagles of Nigeria


1994 AFCON champ, Edema Fuludu, says the Eagles should dominate the game convincingly.

“They (Eagles) must choose between limited options than to convincingly win. Sao Tome lost 5-1 to Guinea Bissau, so if they (Eagles) should top the gathering, objectives will count,” Fuludu told PUNCH Sports Extra.

“Going to Morocco implies that we (Nigeria and Sao Tome) are both playing away from home, so we should show predominance there and convey.”

Fuludu added that the Eagles ought to see the match as an opportunity for reclamation.

“Nigerians are yet to be content with their presentation particularly subsequent to neglecting to fit the bill for the World Cup. They have their picture to recover and I accept that we ought to win convincingly.”

Sylvanus Okpala, a 1980 and 2013 AFCON champ as a player and right-hand mentor individually, added,

“We anticipate success from them. They have not a really obvious explanation for not winning all their matches on the grounds that they have been together for the beyond three weeks, playing cordial matches. Against Sierra Leone, I expected success and success is a success whether it’s 1-0 or 2-1, it’s a success.”


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