Villareal of Spain striker,Ikechukwu Uche says tomorrow’s final qualifying game of the 2015 AFCON against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa is like a cup final and the players will treat it as such.
Uche scored on his return to the Eagles nest against Congo in Pointe Noire after 19 months in the wilderness and believes victory tomorrow which will guarantee the Eagles a landing space in Equatorial Guinea for the 2015 AFCON is not negotiable. ‘Tomorrow’s game is like a cup final and all the players are up for it,’said the former Getafe of Spain star in a report monitored on BBC.
“The mood in camp is great, we know the expectations of our fans and we must give everything on the pitch to get the win.
“After that important win against Congo we now have our fate in our own hands.”
Uche is widely regarded as one of Nigeria’s most reliable strikers at international level and is one of his nation’s all-time top scorers, with 19 goals in 46 appearances, behind Rashidi Yekini, Segun Odegbami and Yakubu