Super Eagles Coach Salisu Yusuf, yesterday urged supporters to stand behind his players as they hope to put behind the unlucky performance in the opening match Against Rwanda.
“We are expecting another tough game because the Libyans did not only win their opening match, but played very well and will be more confident ahead of our match.
However, with more effort from my strikers and by God’s grace, we should get a positive result,” Salisu stated in yesterday’s pahead of the crucial match today.
Nigerians can only hope that Rabiu Ali, who wasted several chances on Monday will live up to expectation tonight against the Magreb opposition.
Yesterday, Zambia took one step into the knock out phase following their second consecutive win in the competition.
The Copper Bullets defeated Côte d’ Ivoire 2-0 to condemn the Elephants to early exit from the competition.
Meanwhile, Cote d’Ivoire had similarly lost their opening group match defeat to Namibia on Sunday.
Augustine Mulenga scored a goal in each half at the Marrakech Stadium to see the Chipolopolo entrench themselves at the top of the pool on six points, while the Elephants sink to the foot of the table after successive losses.
The Super Eagles Boss, Salisu also explained that he has three strikers in his squad, with Anthony Okpotu the most experienced of the trio.
We expects Anthony Okpotu to lead the Eagles attack later today when they take on the former Champions, Libya.
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