Leone Stars: Amidst Suit Case Saga, SLFA Tasked to Take Lessons From Nigeria’s Coach

Programme Communications and Advocacy Officer, Hidden Voices Sierra Leone Osman Benk Sankoh has called on the Sierra Leone Football Association to learn from Super Eagles Coach Eguavoen.

Sankoh Posted on his twiiter page ”SLFA SL, A Lesson to learn from @coacheguavoven’s checking on the lads. Less than 18months to the next AFCON, our actions/should express a statement of Seriousness 2 be with the big boys.”

In recent times, super Eagles Coach Eguavoen Tours Europe, Visiting Super Eagles Players Ahead of World Cup Playoff Against Ghana Wednesday, February 15 met Super Eagles stars in London ahead of the crucial 2022 FIFA World Cup.

The Super Eagles interim technical adviser was accompanied by the Nigeria Football Federation President Amaju Pinnick and newly appointed chief coach Emmanuel Amuneke. The Super Eagles will battle eternal rivals Ghana for a place in Qatar 2022 The Super Eagles will battle eternal rivals Ghana for a place in Qatar 2022 with the first leg is billed for the Cape Coast Stadium on March 24 Augustine Eguavoen has visited Super Eagles players in England ahead of Nigeria’s crucial 2022 FIFA World Cup playoff against Ghana in March.

 

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The Super Eagles were drawn to face their arch-rivals and West African neighbor in the all-important game to determine one of Africa’s five representatives at the World Cup in Qatar.  Eguavoen was joined on the trip with Nigeria Football President, Amaju Pinnick, alongside Emmanuel Amuneke who was recently appointed as chief coach of the Super Eagles.

Super Eagles coaching crew  delegation had met Watford players such as William Troost-Ekong, Emmanuel Dennis, Oghenekaro Etebo, and Samuel Kalu alongside Leicester players Wilfred Ndidi, Kelechi Iheanacho, and Haruna Lookman. Eguaveoen has been tasked by the Nigeria Football Federation to qualify the Super Eagles to the World Cup after being retained in his position as interim technical adviser of the national team.

Pinnick says World Cup qualification is non-negotiable Meanwhile, NFF President, Amaju Pinnick has reaffirmed Nigeria’s commitment towards qualifying for this year’s World Cup in Qatar. Pinnick in a series of tweets indicated that qualification is a must for Nigeria as preparations for the World Cup playoffs against Ghana in March reaches top gear. “Make no mistake. World Cup qualification is non-negotiable. We are putting all of our efforts on getting the ticket. “We are not going to Qatar to make up the numbers. We are going to give it our best shot”.

Ademola Lookman who plays for Premier League side Leicester City has stated emphatically that he is eager to play for the Super Eagles after switching his allegiance from England to Nigeria. World football governing body FIFA recently gave approval for Ademola Lookman to play for Nigeria after featuring for England in Under 19, 20, and 21 levels. The 24-year-old is now available for selection if the Super Eagles coach should pick him for the coming final World Cup playoffs against Ghana next month.

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