Coach Imama Amapakabo has hinted at the fact that all the members of the Super Eagles coaching staff is psyched up and ready to hit camp in other to begin preparations in full swing while hoping the players are also battle ready.
Nigeria will be making a return to the continental showpiece in Egypt next month, after missing out on the last two editions.
On Sunday, 2nd June, the Super Eagles will begin to gather in Asaba as they begin preparations for the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations taking place in Egypt 21st June – 19th July.
They battle Zimbabwe in Asaba in an upcoming international friendly, and then Senegal in Ismaily in another, days after.
Speaking with www.brila.net, Imams also added that he is excited with the form exhibited by the majority of the Eagles players for their respective clubs while hoping they can transfer the same energy to the national team for the tournament.
“We are all psyching ourselves, getting ready to get into camp and hopefully when we do so, the games ahead of us, we will focus on them thoroughly, of course, we are preparing for a major tournament so when we get to camp, we will see how ready the players are and then we take it from there”.
Of course, it’s always a plus for any coach if you have players doing well for their respective clubs and then you sincerely hope they can replicate such form in the National team”.
But again, you are excited because you are aware they have match fitness, you know, they have the confidence so we are happy that the majority of the players are doing well and on top of their game so we sincerely hope they can do this for the national team, that’s what we are hoping for”.
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