Super Eagles offer support to ill Carl Ikeme

Nwakaeme My Presence In Super Eagles Will Bring Good Luck

Nwakaeme My Presence In Super Eagles Will Bring Good Luck

Governor Emmanuel had made a similar pledge to the Eagles in their match against Algeria past year, and redeemed it by doling out $30,000 to the team after they won 3-1.

Uyo - Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi, has said they have no option than to defeat the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon, in Friday's World Cup qualifying game in Uyo if the team must qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation.

"We are here because there is nothing as good as appreciating people, especially when the people are working for the general good. We will play a very good game", Broos told newsmen.

"You (Eagles) should be able to hold the Lions; I believe the Lions by this time tomorrow (Friday) will not be able to roar".

"It is an important game for us as a team, we know it's going to be hard, but we are prepared to beat Nigeria".

The motivation for Cameroon, which then hosts Nigeria on Monday, is that they don't want to be the champion of Africa but sitting out the World Cup.

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The Eagles will take on the Cameroonians in Uyo on September 1 with the second leg in Cameroon on September 4. The Super Eagles now sit top of Group B with six points after victories over Zambia and Algeria.

Now at the team's camp are Captain Mikel John Obi and 22 other players.

In fact, apart from the D'Tigress winning the trophy in Mali, they also qualified for the 2018 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup in Spain and this should be a morale booster for the Eagles. Ahead is the toughest test yet, a trip to Tunisia on Friday and a return game at home against the Tunisians four days later.

But every team has the ambition of going to the World Cup.

"It is a big match and we are fully focused and committed". And we're going to win in Uyo. You have special belief in your players? We already have six points; all players are in high spirit.

Algeria, Cameroun and Nigeria qualified for the 2010 and 2014 World Cup tournaments, but only one of the three countries can make it to Russian Federation.

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