Ex Super Eagles Mutiu Adepoju has thumbs up the decision of the Nigeria Football Federation to bring the Super Eagles back to Lagos after 20 years.
The Super Eagles are scheduled to play their last 2022 African Cup of Nations qualifying match against Likuena of Lesotho at the Teslim Balogun Stadium later this month.
Lagos last hosted a competitive game with the team 20 years ago, when they beat Zambia 1-0 in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on January 13, 2001, at the National Stadium.
In his reaction to the development, Adepoju who earned 48 caps for Nigeria applauded the decision and stated that Lagos is the home of Nigeria Football.
The former Real Sociedad midfielder also added that he’s confident the players will cope with pressure from Lagos fans as well.
“Football is coming back home, irrespective of how difficult Lagos fans are. I’m sure the players can take and cope with the pressure of playing in Lagos.
“They have experienced such pressure in their careers at club level,” He told brila.net
The match between is slated for March 30th, three days after the game against Benin Republic.
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