Uyo stadium not Eagles problem –Ekpo

Posted on Jun 20 2017 - 4:46am by admin

by means of George Aluo

Former tremendous Eagles midfielder, Friday Ekpo has advised the nation’s soccer governing body, NFF to perish the considered moving tremendous Eagles games out of Uyo, insisting that the loss to South Africa final week has nothing to do with the fit venue.

Ekpo who spoke completely to daily Sunsports stated the NFF must quite be aware of tips on how to build an excellent staff for the all-essential World Cup qualifier towards Cameroon, fairly than toying with the theory of playing elsewhere out of doors Uyo.

“in actual fact that Uyo as venue had nothing to do with Eagles loss to South Africa. The stadium is just right and the individuals got here out to cheer the boys. Gov Udom Emmanuel gave the workforce and NFF all the make stronger they wanted sooner than the match. One factor we want to get proper is that this…whilst you don’t play smartly, you are sure to lose. Eagles lost to South Africa as a result of they’d a foul angle against the in shape,” Ekpo mentioned.

persevering with, Ekpo who was a member of the bronze successful super Eagles Senegal 92 squad faulted Rohr for fielding a crew that had no “commanding officer.”

“Rohr fielded a group that had no commanding officer. Mikel used to be not round and the stand in captain, Ogenyi Onazi couldn’t play that commanding position. against Cameroon, the tutor should go for one of the vital skilled avid gamers. We must also look inwards for gamers plying their trade at house. we have now residence primarily based players that can make the staff,” Ekpo mentioned.

it’s not yet clear if the NFF would way FIFA to searching for change of venue for the Cameroon recreation after the Uyo flop to South Africa.


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