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I believe in Super Eagles, goals will rain against Egypt – NFF President Amaju Pinnick assures Nigerians

The Nigeria Football Federation president Amaju Pinnick says he believes Super Eagles will come out victorious in the first leg must win clash against the Pharaohs of Egypt in Kaduna this weekend.

There is a high air of optimism in the Eagles’ camp and the NFF supremo feels English premier league trio Alex Iwobi, Odion Ighalo and Mikel Obi will help Nigeria defeat Egypt, a fact even the Egyptians know.

“Our boys are in the best form for the Egypt game, and if they reproduces such form in Kaduna on Friday, goals will rain against the visitors. Already, some of the players have called to reassure us that they would show no mercy against Egypt and I believe them. We are not taking any chances against the Pharaohs,” Pinnick states in chat with Completesportsnigeria.com.
“With the form of Iwobi , Mikel, Odion and other players in England and other leagues of Europe, Egypt know they are in real trouble and will not escape defeat in Kaduna. What we are praying for is that our foreign based players give the game their best and win the first leg before going for the final kill in the second leg duel, They (Egypt), might also boast of the form of Salah and Elneny, but we have better quality players whose experience will get us this much needed victory. The boys are self motivated to beating the Pharaohs and the NFF on our part will give them all the necessary support and logistics to win.”

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