Super Eagles can build on AFCON 2019 Success – Okpara

Nigeria's players attend a training session in Alexandria, on July 5, 2019, on the eve of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) Round of 16 football match between Nigeria and Cameroon. (Photo by Giuseppe CACACE / AFP) (Photo credit should read GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images)

Ahead of the 2021 qualifiers, former Eagles defender Godwin Okpara says continuation is important for the team to excel in future tournaments, but insists the team did not underperform at AFCON 2019.

Nigeria finished third in Egypt following a 1-0 win over Tunisia, and the team can build on that outcome Okpara told


“Afcon 2019 was not bad, continuation is what we need in the national team, we’ve to blend the players and continue with what we are doing. This will make us stronger in the next AFCON.” the former Midfielder said.


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