by way of George Aluo
sports activities Minister, Solomon Dalung stated he sees the tremendous Eagles profitable large in this weekend’s AFCON 2019 qualifier against South Africa on the Uyo Nest of Champions.
Dalung who spoke exclusively to daily Sunsports the previous day beforehand of the tie mentioned his confidence used to be in keeping with the professionalism of the crew’s Franco German tactician, Gernot Rohr.
He mentioned that Rohr had been very skilled in his fashion of managing the staff.
“Rohr has been centered. He has targeting his job and getting end result in contrast to any other coaches that will have been talking about money. I see Eagles walloping South Africa and that i will be there to cheer them to victory,” Dalung mentioned.
Dalung stated he was happy the Eagles had ready neatly for the tie, whilst he advised Nigerians to queue at the back of the workforce and make sure the us of a picks the AFCON 2019 and Russia 2018 World Cup tickets.
meanwhile, Kaizer Chiefs and Bafana Bafana goalkeeper, Itumeleng Khune was once conscious that their upcoming sport in opposition to Nigeria could be tough as all the time, given the big-name avid gamers Gernot Rohr has at his disposal, with history firmly towards the South Africans, Khune anticipated a unique ball sport.
The 29-year-previous was once of the view that the usual of South African football had superior to match that of Nigeria, who had no longer lost to Bafana in professional suits.
“We respect Nigeria, they’ve crushed us many times before and have big-name gamers, but it will be a different ball sport this time spherical,” Khune advised The famous person newspaper.
“I additionally consider our standard has greater, and we have gamers who will want to provoke our teach. it’ll be tough, but we are having a look ahead to the game. I enjoy and work smartly beneath power,” introduced Khune.
Bafana managed to steal two factors off the super Eagles over two legs the remaining time these two countries met in Afcon qualifying matches.
then again, the South Africans have now not beaten their Nigerian opponents in respectable matches, with their simplest win coming in a global pleasant 13 years in the past.