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‘Ighalo’s Experience, Skills Will Benefit Us; Black Stars Won’t Stop Eagles’ –Osimhen, Chukwueze Raring To Go

‘Ighalo’s Experience, Skills Will Benefit Us; Black Stars Won’t Stop Eagles’  –Osimhen, Chukwueze Raring To Go

Victor Osimhen has underscored the importance of the veteran Odion Ighalo in Nigeria’s two-legged clashes against Ghana in the 2022 FIFA World Cup African qualifying playoffs and concurs with Samuel Chukwueze, that the Super Eagles feel very motivated to beat the Black Stars to the Qatar 2022 ticket, Completesports.com reports.

Super Eagles will travel to face the Black Stars at the Baba Yara Stadium Kumasi on Friday March 25, then host their West African arch-rivals at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium Abuja on Tuesday, March 29 2022.

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Speaking after the Eagles’ first training session at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium Abuja on Tuesday ahead of their trip to Kumasi, SSC Napoli striker, Osimhen, said he and Super Eagles teammates were looking forward to getting good result in Kumasi before finishing the job in Abuja.

“We are determined to shoot them down at their home ground because we want to be at the world cup. So we are not going to defend, we are motivated to win in Kumasi because we want to be at the World Cup. We shall try and eliminate them at be in Qatar,” Osimhen told Completesports.com.

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“It is not going to be an easy match because of the rivalry between us, but we cannot afford miss the 2022 World Cup. We will not allow a repeat of what happened against Central Africa when we lost in Lagos. We just have to get the job done in Kumasi,” the gangling striker stated.

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Osimhen also stated that the AFCON 2021 in Cameroon was a disappointment for the Super Eagles because of the absence of some key players, but commended Sadiq Umar, Taiwo Awoniyi and Peter Olayinka for the good job they did in tournament, adding that the team will be stronger now with Odion Ighalo, Emmanuel Dennis, Leon Balogun and himself making a return

“Ighalo’s experience will help the team greatly, and we the younger ones will benefit from his striking ability and his experience. We shall work hard to win the two legs and qualify for the world Cup,” the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup winner stated.

Villarreal of Spain winger, Chukwueze said he was ready Tyto make up for the poor outing in Cameroun during the AFCON, reiterating that Black Stars will be defeated.

“We are going all out for a win in Kumasi and make our work easier in the second leg in Abujà. We know it is going to be very tough, but qualifying for the World Cup is a big challenge we are not ready to lose,” Chukwueze enthused.

By Richard Jideaka, Abuja

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  • Selfmade KING 5 months ago

    These two ll be baptized in ghana

    Mark this down!! They going to have an awful day in baba yara!!

    GLASS EYE will be dazzled lol

     
    • Be consoling yourself..!

      Baptised who? I laugh in Chinese.. Ok o, e nor far again sha..

       
    • Just make sure you available here after the match, that’s when I’m waiting for

       
      • I know right please Selfmade come back after the games and don’t disappear. You have been talking a lot of smack. Unless their is a serious breakdown, capitulation, an enormous tactical error or our guys show up lackadaisical I don’t see how Ghana pulls through this. If you guys are going by the AFCON Tunisia template then will be in for a shocker.

        I don’t see how you can double, triple team Simon on the left without leaving massive gaps for Oshimen. If Chuckwueze/ Amoo/ Dennis is on fire on the right side then you are talking about a fiesta of goals. This tie could very much be over for you guys in Kumasi if the real SE shows up. I guess we will all see Friday.

         
        • Selfmade KING 5 months ago

          Ghana ll teach u respect!! Ghana ll humble u on Friday

          Ghana is football nation

          We ll teach that we taught Nigerians how to play football

          We beating u on Friday

           
          • Larry 5 months ago

            Football Nation without a Trophy for 50 years

             
          • Let Ghanains Keep talking Super Eagles will do their talking on the Field of Play. With our Star players!! Big game players. We are missing one star man Wilfred Ndidi who is even bigger than your Thomas Partey in that position. But yet we have the Lebron James of Football in our Team Victor James Osimhen Una go dey chop goals like say tomorrow no dey again!! Mark it somewhere

             
        • Selfmade KING 5 months ago

          The afcon has deceived u but Ghana ll WOKE U UP on Friday …..

          U stilll sleeping but we lll woke u up

           
    • Anum Barnabas 5 months ago

      We will still meet here after the two legs.

       
  • Ako AMADI 5 months ago

    Win in Kumasi!Play on Friday as though there was no return leg! These young Super Eagles are are singing a song Nigerians are singing.

     
  • Papafem 5 months ago

    What this Self-made guy is doing is typical of Ghanaians: talk the heavens down anytime they wanna play Nigeria. You will wonder how Nigeria is their problem in the whole wide world. There was a guy, a cobbler, in my neighborhood those days. His name was Blow, a Ghanaian. He fell sick after Nigeria defeated Brazil in 1996 Olympic. He never expected us to win that match and would mock us all day before the gane like Ghana had a monopoly of insults and abuses. He was so angry that Ghana lost that FIFA U-17 WC final to us three years before in Japan. While watching the match in 1993, I was thinking of Blow and not the cup. You can imagine my joy when Peter Anosike rammed his head into that ball off the boot Osei Kuffour or who sef, to give us that sweet victory.

    Back to that 1996 episode. Blow left the vicinity after we defeated Argentina in the final and I never set my eyes on him until this day. Please mark my word. We won’t see these intruders again after these WC matches, at least until such a time we will play Ghana again in few years to come.

    They are “ranters”, obsessively patriotic, unreasonably abusive, and so shallow in the way they think when it comes to those matches involving Nigeria.

     
  • kingsley Awuah 5 months ago

    My 9ja friends, you will bear your testimony after 10:30pm.

     
  • erstinoh 5 months ago

    guys selfmade is not a Ghanaian. he is dr dre. i dont really know why you guys could not unmask him. he is praying for una eguavon to fall watowato so that he will be vindicated for the sack of Rohr. plz guys pray against the bad energy he is trying to bring to nija.