Ahead of their World Cup qualifiers match day 4 encounter with the Les Fauves of Central Africa Republic, the Super Eagles of Nigeria stormed Doula, Saturday afternoon, 24 hours before the second leg encounter with their first leg conquerors
Central Africa Republic had on Thursday October 7, handed the Super Eagles a shock defeat in front of their fans at the Teslim Balogun stadium, Lagos, by substitute, Karl Namnganda’s 91st minute goal.
The defeat, first in forty years for the team on the home soil in World Cup qualifiers, sparked up an unpleasant atmosphere in the country as some fans, stakeholders and ex internationals have called for the sacking of the team’s Coach, Genort Rohr.
The team which include 23 players, the coaching crew and other officials of the team landed in Douala at about 1:30pm Nigeria time will proceed to training later in the day.
Revenge will be on the minds of the players as they take on the ‘Wild Beast’, 2pm on Sunday, in Douala, Cameroon.
Nigeria remain top in group C of the Africa zone with 6 points, two more than their host, who sits behind Cape Verde, only in head to head rule. In the group’s other match, Cape Verde who came back from a goal down against Liberia at the Ohene Djan Sports Stadium, Accra, to pick an important away victory against Liberia will host Lone stars at the Stadium Aderito Sena, Mindelo, on Sunday evening.
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