Super Eagles Can Still Qualify For The 2026 FIFA World Cup – Player

KRC Genk forward Tolu Arokodare remains upbeat the Super Eagles can still qualify for the 2026 FIFA world cup tournament to be hosted in America; reports.

The Super Eagles are currently positioned on the 5th spot in the qualifier Group with three points from a possible twelve.

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For the three-time African champions to be able to qualify for the next edition of the 2026 world cup, they would have to win at least all their remaining world cup qualifier matches; a feat which many Nigerians think is not feasible.

Reacting to the position of the Super Eagles, Tolu, who’s contracted at KRC Genk insists it’s still possible for a world cup ticket.

What Tolu said about the Super Eagles 2026 world cup chances

Tolu insists the Super Eagles can still qualify for the 2026 FIFA world cup.
Tolu Arokodare

“If you’re a true football fan, you never lose hope. I believe we can still qualify for the World Cup because we have quality. True we do have a new coach and I believe we can win our remaining games,” Arokodare said as reported by FL Nigeria.

Speaking further on the prospect of receiving a call-up to the Super Eagles, Tolu Arokodare said,

“I’m not just speaking for myself, but I’m sure when you get a call-up (Super Eagles) you’d go there to fight. If I do get a call-up, na to go die there,” emphasizing his readiness to give his all for the national team.

In another story, former Shaktar Donetsk forward Julius Aghaghowa canvas for a local coach for the Super Eagles.

Super Eagles charging towards a fourth AFCON title
Super Eagles during a training session

According to the former international, it’s important for the Nigeria Football Federation NFF, to look inwards; rather than going for an expatriate.

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“We should look inward and allow our homegrown coaches to coach the national team, but in the long term, if you look at the national team in the couple past of years, we don’t have the homegrown players included in the call-up. So, I feel that if we have our homegrown coaches, that should be an opportunity for the homegrown players to be invited to the national team, so we can make our league stronger,” the 42-year-old said.

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