NFF Not Impressed With Ladan Bosso And His New Tactics At African Games

President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Alhaji Ibrahim Musa Gusau, expresses dissatisfaction over the display of the Flying Eagles (U-20 men’s) at the ongoing African Games; reports.

The NFF President revealed he is worried over the performances of the Ladan Bosso’s team.

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The Flying Eagles started the African Games with a 1-2 loss to the Ugandan Hippos last week. And when the team was expected to go all out and defeat it’s next opponent (South Sudan) convincingly, they struggled to a 1-0 victory.

And with Tunisia no longer part of the Group B, tye Flying Eagles must now defeat Senegal to be able to qualify to the knockout stages.

What the NFF said about the Flying Eagles performances at African Games

Speaking to the media about his worries, the NFF chief reminded Bosso that Nigeria has a high pedigree in age-grade football. And having that at the back of his mind is enough motivation for the players, who are expected to beat Senegal on Friday.

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“Nigeria has a high pedigree in youth football across the globe and that is a fact that should ring loud in the minds of every player wearing the green-white-green at that level. We did not fare well against Uganda and I gave the boys a piece of my mind.

“Against South Sudan, we should have done more and taken the three points quickly but had to struggle. I believe the players have the potential to do far more and they should start by showing their stuff against Senegal on Friday. It is a match we have to win to reach the semi finals.” he said as quoted by Ayomide

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The outcome of the crucial match against Senegal, will determine the qualification of the Flying Eagles for the semi-finals.

With Uganda securing the first semi-final spot, Nigeria and Senegal are now in-a-must-win battle for the second spot.

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Meanwhile, the defending champions in the female category, the Falconets have secured their spot in the semi-finals of the women’s event after impressive victories over Morocco and Senegal.

The NFF is hoping that Nigeria will win its first ever gold in men’s football in this edition.

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