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We have great players to beat Zambia – Iheanacho

Super Eagles up and coming striker, Kelechi Iheanacho is aiming to produce some magic moments as the Super Eagles prepare to take on Zambia in the FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifiers.

Iheanacho who is steadily progressing in Manchester City, stated that having missed the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations 2017, the Super Eagles players must work harder and produce good results against all the teams in group B dubbed the group of death in the African qualifiers.

“It’s unfortunate we missed out on the 2017 AFCON but we are not out of everything.

Kelechi Iheanacho (r) controls the ball during the 6-goal thriller against Brazil.

“We have all put that behind us and our focus is on the next games. We have to take that as a lesson and come back stronger to qualify for the World Cup.

“I will also work hard for my country as an individual; and we are going to work collectively as a team,”Iheanocho told

He added that the game against Zambia is crucial; a positive outcome will spur the Eagles in their subsequent games.

“It’s an away game for us and is going to be a difficult one. We have great players that will make the difference against Zambia.

“We have to overcome Zambia first before we can talk about Cameroon and Algeria. However, it’s not going to be easy and nobody knows what’s going to happen. We will keep fighting as a team to get to the World Cup.

“To play in the FIFA World Cup will be a dream come true for me and is going to help my career as a player too.”


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