Coach Manu Garba Golden Eaglets will qualify for AFCON
Written by Cosmos Chukwuemeka on July 21, 2018
Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets coach Manu Garba said he is confident that his team will qualify for the 2019 Under-17 African Cup of Nations in Tanzania.
Garba who won the 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup disclosed that only outstanding players will feature in his squad for the qualifiers
“On our part we intend to to select the best of players to do our country proud because football is transparent. We are aware of the standards,” he stated.
“We will select the best players and it will not based on sentiment but on individuals performance on the pitch. For now the team is very strong in all departments.”
“We all going to try all our best not minding the challenges we face because we are serving the country and Nigeria comes first before any individual”
“God willing, our major aim is that the MIR test will be successful and to qualify for the Nation Cup in Niger schedule for September 2 “
Nigeria is in the same group with Benin Republic, Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivorie, Ghana, and Togo for a sole ticket to the African games.