Seychelles on a mission to clip Eagles wings


Can Seychelles win their biggest football game in history?

Football fans in Seychelles are in estacy as Nigeria will battle with “The Pirates at the 10,000 capacity stadium, Stade Linité situated at Roche Caiman in the outskirts of Victoria.

The atmosphere will be lively as you don’t get to witness such match frequently. The 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier is in town. Guess what? It’s the star studded Super Eagles that will be guests of Seychelles.

It’s the biggest game in the history of Seychelles, so expect the Arena to be filled to capacity. Yes! It will be fun for lovers of football in the tiny Island, that houses less than 100000 people.

Parading a pool of determined rookies against the “Mighty” Super Eagles, Seychelles gaffer
Gavin Jeanne knows the task will be difficult, but he will devise a tactical pattern to clip the wings of the Super Eagles.

What makes the Eagles so Super? They are highly rated in Africa because of their array of talents and achievements on the continent. Three AFCON titles and Five World Cup appearances makes the Eagles dreaded.

Moreso, the Eagles’ ranking of 49th in the World as against Seychelles’ 188th makes the task difficult for the hosts.

In football anything is possible, ranking will be put aside and the Grass will suffer.

The Pirates who lost their first group match 5-1 to Libya will be keen to render the Eagles wingless in the match that promises to be very entertaining on September 7.


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