Super Eagles stand-in captain Ahmed Musa has said Nigeria should expect a much improved performance from the team in their next 2017 AFCON qualifier against Egypt in March.
Nigeria will first welcome the Pharaohs between March 23 and 26, before they travelling to Cairo between March 26 and 29.
Musa, who opened scoring for the Eagles from the penalty spot in a 2-0 win over Mena of Niger on Tuesday in Port Harcourt, said the new team coach Sunday Oliseh is building will strike a better understanding before the double header against Egypt.
“I am very happy that we beat Niger Republic and played better than we did against Tanzania. Though it was a friendly, I am sure it served the purpose of getting us to play better as a team,” CSKA Moscow star Ahmed Musa told AfricanFootball.com
“Nigerians should therefore expect to see a better Eagles by the time we play against Egypt in our next Nations Cup qualifiers next year.
“We are on track and improving as a team.”
On why he celebrated his goal with Oliseh, the flying forward said: “Just to say congratulations to the coach that we are on our way to our first victory for the new coach.
“The goal is for my lovely wife Jemila, who always encourages me and keeps the home safe when I am away.”