The former Super Eagles player and the assistant coach of Golden Eaglet, Nduka Ugbade says the senior male national team, the Super Eagles of Nigeria, have what it takes to win the tournament slated for Egypt next month.
Fresh from picking the World Cup ticket for the national U-17 in Tanzania, Ugbade declared that the Super Eagles have the right calibre of players presently to win the Nations Cup, if they are determine to fight during the tournament.
“I believe strongly with a good, fearless performance they can smile home with the trophy. They have got a mixture of young, vibrant and experienced players in the team.
The likes of Kenneth Omeruo, Ahmed Musa, Mikel Obi, who have won this tournament before, will be the players needed to carry the responsibility for the team.
“The young ones like Ndidi, Iwobi, and Shehu will compliments the effort of the experience players in the team.
Ugbade who also spoke about the team’s qualification to the U-17 World Cup in Brazil, said clinching the World Cup ticket was the first priority in Tanzania, and that was achieved by the help of God and hard work.”
Speaking further, Ugbade urged Nigerians not to lose hope in the team, that the Golden will be a better team at the World Cup proper. A former U 17 player himself, Nduka Ugbade said there is a lot of work to be done.