Exclusive: 2023 U-20 AFCON: Redeem Your Image By Beating Tunisia –Rufai Charges Flying Eagles

Exclusive: 2023 U-20 AFCON: Redeem Your Image By Beating Tunisia –Rufai Charges Flying Eagles

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Peter Rufai has urged the Flying Eagles players to ensure they win the Third-Place match against Tunisia in the 2023 U-20 Africa Cup of Nations.

Recall that the seven-time champions lost 1-0 to Gambia in the semi final on Monday, thanks to an early goal by Adama Bojang.

With the team set to face Tunisia for the bronze medal, the 1994 Africa Cup of Nations winner, in a chat with Completesports.com, stated that the team should focus on their next game.

He noted that the mistakes made against Gambia can only be corrected if they remain focus and overcome Tunisia.

“I don’t think it will be ideal for the players to be blaming themselves for the mistakes that cost them the game against Gambia. Mistakes are bound to happen in football.

“What should be their major focus at this point is how the team will beat Tunisia in the Third-Place match. That’s the only way they can redeem their image.

“For me, I will be delighted if the team wins the Bronze medal at the U-20 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.”

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  • Mama elewe 1 year ago

    Who cares if you win or lose. Idiot sets of people that call themselves footballers. 

    You better go and sell clothes in Oshodi market. 

  • Vincent 1 year ago

    What image

    • Aribo West 1 year ago

      Le Sénégal sérieux et travailleur va devenir pendant des années encore le patron du football africain sans rival. Pendant nous la corruption continue partout dans le sport

      • Lord AMO 1 year ago

        @AriboWest, Senegal is just reaping what they sowed.  We never sow but always expect to reap!

  • Chibuike 1 year ago

    Talented players don’t have money to bribe coaches that’s why Nigeria can’t produce another okocha and kanu. Tribal problem another problem from Nigeria football

    • Wole 1 year ago

      Hmm! Oga o. What shall we do now to eradicate this corruption? 

      • Greenturf 1 year ago

        Anytime we lose it’s due to corruption wow!!
        So Nigeria must win every competition right??

        • Anddy 1 year ago

          You’re a stupid man. Olosi 

          Are you Bosso’s father? 

          • Greenturf 1 year ago

            Abuses does’t bother me remain blessed…

          • Rowlex 1 year ago

            There are some talented players that needs to join this squad because the present squad can perform better with a more composed squad,the midfield and striking position is not good enough,the coach himself is not good too.

      • Upright 1 year ago

        By Removing town hall and replace him with PO.
        That’s the starting point

  • Honestly 1 year ago

    Where are the speedy South East, Middle Belt and Delta boys that used to entertain the whole world with some brilliant display of soccer?

    This so-called quater system is only doing more harm than good to Nigerian football. Nigeria is only shooting herself in the foot.

  • obest 1 year ago

    They have no image to redeem. Bunch of stupid players put together by a foolish coach. They will get beaten blue and black at the world Cup unless they go and open another screanning to get the right boys from the south. Laden Bosso should be flogged with 50 lashes. What was that no 10 doing in that team?

  • Edoman 1 year ago

    These Zombie players will fall like a pack-of-cards to their Tunisians snicking and smart players. Please folks, don’t entertain any hope of their ability to achieve anything meaningful. They are like dead-on-arrival.

  • okponku 1 year ago

    The ABUBAKARS U20 will still fall in the hands of the Tunisia U20 then You people will know that good/Quality and Talented youth Team is Different from


  • Sunnyb 1 year ago

    Hope u guys are following what Bosso twin brother Salisu is doing with our under 23, the cow  brain is taking bribe openly, inviting inactive players , old players to prosecute the match against Guinea. 
    I ve told you guys many times u don’t give power to these people, they’re going to abuse or misuse the power. 

    • okponku 1 year ago

      WAHALA WAHALA WAHALA OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! This time around na work over Caf go do Naija.
      How many times will tell you that Nigeria isn’t for you?

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