Exclusive Stories and Top News In Nigeria And Around The World


Eagles Will Defeat Luxembourg – Boboye

0 38
[caption id="attachment_8835" align="alignnone" width="660"]Kennedy Boboye[/caption]

Super Eagles assistant coach, Kennedy Boboye is optimistic the Eagles can overcome the Red Lions of Luxembourg at the Stade Josy Barthel on Tuesday, May 31, 2016.

Salisu Yusuf’s men defeated Mali 1-0 in France on Friday, with youngster Kelechi Iheanacho scoring the only goal in the second half.

According to Boboye, anything other than a win will not will not be acceptable for the visitors.

“We are well prepared to face Luxembourg and anything aside from a win will not be acceptable,” Boboye told Goal.

“Tuesday’s game will have more of an impact in the team than our win over Mali. The spirit in camp is high and our boys are ready for the challenge ahead.

RELATED:  NFF Inaugurates Technical And Development Committee

“In our win against Mali, we noted some mistakes and they have been corrected.

“We know what we have to do to beat them and we have to show the quality to get the much needed result away from home.”

When asked about his team selection for the game against the Red Lions, Boboye noted that the technical crew are yet to pick the starting eleven but assured Nigerians that the best players will be selected to start.

“The technical crew is yet to decide who starts the game or who would begin from the bench,” he said.

RELATED:  Super Eagles Coach Rohr Signs 2-Year Contract Extension

“But am sure the best players will be paraded because anything short of victory will not be okay.”

Luxembourg will be hoping to end their three-game winless run, while the three-time African Champions will be looking to make it two wins in a row after the Mali game on Friday.

It will be the first time the two sides will be meeting at full international level. The game will be played at 6PM Nigerian time.

You might also like

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.