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Ethiopia won’t stress Eagles, Mohammed assures

By Ime Bassey

Coach of Zamfara United, Alhassan Mohammed has stated that the Super Eagles will have an easy ride over the Walya Antelopes of Ethiopia in Addis Ababa come June 5.

Speaking to Saturday Vanguard Sports from his base in Gusau, the former Julius Berger defender said, the Argentina friendly is a ceremony as the result will not blight the team.

“There is no stress in the game against Ethiopia, Eagles can beat them anywhere, be it on their home soil. I am not writing the Ethiopians off, I know football has improved everywhere in the world but I still believe with quality in the present Eagles, they can pick the desired three points in Addis Ababa.

“The Argentina game is just a formality but a good one for Siasia even though they are not coming with the caliber of players we expected,” Mohammed said.

On the prevailing weather conditions in Eastern Africa were Ethiopia is located, the CAF Cup Winner with Insurance of Benin said, Nigerians should worry less as the players would adjust.

“We shouldn’t be thinking of the weather conditions in Ethiopia too much because all our players are professionals that started their various careers here in Nigeria. They all spent long time in Nigeria before moving to Europe, so they will be able to adjust properly for the match,” Mohammed added.


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