World Cup Play-off: Nigeria Weightlifting Federation Declares Support For Super Eagles, Lauds NFF On Preparations
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By Amaechi Agbo
The President and board of Nigeria Weightlifting Federation, NWF have declared their support for the Super Eagles quest to pick one of the five tickets to represent Africa at this year’s World Cup in Qatar.
The NWF President, Dr Abdul Ibrahim in press statement on Monday lauded the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF for their prompt and proactive actions taking so far in preparation for the matches.
Dr Abdul who was elated with the goalless draw in the first leg on Friday expressed optimism that the Super Eagles, with the support of 215 million Nigerians, will deliver the ticket on Tuesday.
“You know in sports we all aspire to qualify for tournaments, compete and win medals.
“The Super Eagles are at the verge of reaching their 7th World Cup participation and we are solidly behind them in this quest
“We commend the NFF on how they have prepared the team and efforts made to ensure that the Moshood Abiola National Stadium is filled to capacity on Tuesday.
“We have no doubt in our minds that after their great record in Ghana on Friday, they will finish the job here in Abuja.
“Do not forget that the team are returning to Abuja, their home ground after 10 years. We will give them maximum support to pick this all important ticket,” he said.
The Super Eagles of Nigeria will take on the Black Stars of Ghana in the second leg play-off of 2022 World Cup qualifier on Tuesday at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja.
The winner of the match will pick one of the five available tickets to represent Africa at the quadrennial global football showpiece in Qatar later this year