Abuja – Amanze Uchegbulam, a former Vice President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), on Tuesday urged the Super Eagles’ Head Coach, Sunday Oliseh, to ensure Nigeria’s qualification for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).

Uchegbulam told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that Oliseh had no reason to fail going by the support he had so far received from the NFF.

He said Ol

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he has from the federation (NFF) when they are even paying him three months salary in advance; it shows that the federation is all out to give him the backing.

“So, he has no reason to fail.

“We have the materials, the players are there and they have given him everything.

“So, he is condemned to succeed and I am sure he will succeed.

“Tanzania, why can’t we beat them? We can beat any team in Africa if we get our acts together.

“ Why not, we can.

21 Super Eagles players trained on Monday morning at the Main Bowl of the National Stadium Abuja in preparation for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Tanzania.

The match scheduled to take place in Dar es Salaam on Sept. 5 is the first-leg of a two-legged encounter between the Super Eagles and their Tanzanian counterparts.

Also 15 foreign-based players and six home-based Eagles trained under the supervision of Head Coach Sunday Oliseh.

The team captain, Vincent Enyeama, and striker Ahmed Musa, did not partake. (NAN)


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