Leganes of Spain defender, Kenneth Omeruo has declared that he and his colleagues in the Super Eagles can win the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, because he believes they have a good squad.
Footballlive.ng gathered that Omeruo is banking on the Eagles’ youthful qualities and tactical depth to see them through, but admits they also have to be well prepared for the continental soccer showpiece in June.
With the Nigerian team having qualified for Egypt 2019 already, with a game to spare, Omeruo and his Eagles’ colleagues are set for a formality last match in the qualifiers against Seychelles on March 23 in Asaba.
Beyond that, the dark-skinned stopper, who is on loan from Chelsea of England at Leganes, also acknowledged the need for the players to stay focused on the mission ahead of them, for which he says they need to be very serious and take each game one at a time.
The vastly-improved central defender, who was also part of Nigeria’s third AFCON conquest, at South Africa 2013, lamented that the Eagles could not qualify for the past two editions of the competition, but says that is another reason why they will go all for glory in Egypt.
Omeruo posted: “I think we have what it takes to win AFCON. We have a good team, a young team.
“We can get to the final and even win the tournament. It is just that, we will take every game as it comes with the seriousness it deserves.”