A player of the tremendous Eagles has faulted the healthy balls used of their 0-2 loss to South Africa the day gone by in the AFCON 2019 Qualifiers tie determined at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo.
speaking to Owngoalnigeria.com on telephone shortly after the game, he stated they spent two weeks training and taking part in video games with balls completely different from the ones that were used the day gone by against South Africa.
The balls used had been introduced with the aid of the South Africans as Nigeria consistent with unconfirmed stories failed to raise cash to clear the CAF in shape balls sent to them since January.
” We didn’t flip up and we misplaced. but to a large extent the ball didn’t assist us. I’m not making excuses we are sorry that we misplaced and we’re to be blame for it, however how about studying learn how to use a new ball on matchday? , we had to”, he stated.
” all over our time in France we trained with the balls we utilized in Nigeria but on matchday we played with a unique ball. It’s clear to peer that we’re not used to the ball from the best way we have been hitting the ball. We gathered NFF did not clear the balls despatched to them that’s why we were not ready to train with it. It’s sad to say the least”.