CHAN 2018: Eagles land in Agadir for Equatorial Guinea tie

CHAN 2018: Eagles land in Agadir for Equatorial Guinea tie

The home based Super Eagles have arrived Agadir, venue of the final group match against Equatorial Guinea.

Both side take to the field on Tuesday while Rwanda and Libya face off in the other fixture in Tangier which would be played simultaneously.

The Eagles held their last training on Saturday afternoon with the likes of Ifeanyi Ifeanyi, Stephen Eze, Kalu Orji and Rabiu Ali training separately to recover gradually from the previous match against Libya.

Coach Salisu Yusuf had stated that the players had acclimatize to the weather and they are used to the condition in Tangier. The team had also gotten the fans behind them since after the 1-0 victory against 2014 champions, Libya.

Speaking with Sunday Faleye, the goal scorer against Libya, he mentioned that the team is motivated to go all the way. “Our coach has told us that we have to get the three points,” he said. “Every game is important for us right now so we can make our fans back home happy.”

Equatorial Guinea midfielder Santiago Eneme told PageOne.ng that his side will fight to finish despite admitting that Nigeria will be a tough nut to crack. “We have lost two games but we are still motivated for the match against Nigeria,” he said. “My team is still happy because this competition is a learning ground for us so we are not so bother about the previous results.”

Should the Eagles secure victory in Agadir, they will return to Tangier for their quarter final match later this week.