Nigeria Vs CAR: “We Have A mission To Collect All Six Points” – Ahmed Musa
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By Amaechi Agbo
Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa has disclosed that the team are on a mission to pick the available six points at stake when they clash with thehe Wild Beasts of Central Africa Republic, CAR in a double-header Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifiers, www.bestchoicesports.com.ng can report.
Musa who joined the camp on Monday said that winning the two matches against the Central Africans is important as it would reduce pressure on them in the remaining two matches in Group C thereby affording them time to concentrate in the last qualifying round.
“We have a mission, which is to collect all the six points from the two matches and make things easier for ourselves in the last two matches against Liberia and Cape Verde
“Then, we can focus on the knockout matches of March next year,” the Fatih Karagümrük attacker said.
Eagles Adopt Slogan For CAR clashes
Meanwhile, Super Eagles’ camp has come up with an interesting slogan of ‘4 Days, 2 Matches, 6 Points’ ahead of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 encounters against CAR.
The match is scheduled for Lagos, Nigeria on Thursday and Douala, Cameroon on Sunday.
Within the four days, the Group C encounters of Days 3 and 4 between both teams will be accomplished, with the CAR hosting the return in Cameroon’s coastal city after the Confederation of African Football ruled that no football field in the Central African Republic is fit and proper for international matches.
The slogan is a manifestation of the aspiration of the three –time African champions to collect all six points in the two matches over the four days, that will ease their passage into the single knockout round of the qualifying race to Qatar.
All 23 players invited by Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr are now at the Eko Hotels & Suites, Victoria Island following the arrival on Tuesday evening of goalkeeper Maduka Okoye.
The Nigerian contingent will fly into Douala on Saturday morning, for the game that will start at 2pm Cameroon time on Sunday, and fly to Abuja immediately after the game.
Thursday’s encounter will start at 5pm. The Confederation of African Football has permitted the NFF to admit only 5,000 spectators at the game inside the Teslim Balogun Stadium.