Nigeria’s Super Eagles Well Prepared To Beat Ghana – Eguavoen

Super Eagles interim coach Augustine Eguavoen has expressed confidence in his team’s preparedness to face Ghana in the World Cup qualifier this weekend.

In an interview published on, the former national team captain admitted that fixture is extremely difficult and against a strong side but added that the Super Eagles would be up to it and produce a good result.

“It’s a special game indeed; it’s the final game of the qualifiers, the first and the second legs determine our place in the World Cup in Qatar, but I guarantee we are well prepared,” Eguavoen said.

“Every member of the team is working round the clock as Ghana is not a pushover. They are a very strong team, and our matches with them have been explosive. This time, we are bringing the game on again.

“All we have as our goal now is to put in all efforts and cross the line, qualify for the World Cup in Qatar. we only do our best and put in hard work as it pays, put in dedication, the boys are self-motivated. With this, I am sure we will cross the line.”

Speaking on the threat posed by the Black Stars of Ghana, Eguavoen added;

”I’ve followed the Ghanaian team for quite a while, very talented and good football players, and there won’t be any much differences in their style of play, but of a mind game, it’s okay if they choose to play that, but I want to assure Nigerians we will fight and work hard to make sure Nigeria fly at the Qatar 2022.”

The Super Eagles of Nigeria landed in Kumasi earlier on Thursday and would face off against Ghana in the first leg of the doubleheader on Friday at 8:30 p.m. WAT. 

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