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Soccer News of Thursday, 25 November 2021


Ekpo urges focus on WCQ preparation ahead of obsession on opposition

The Super Eagles of Nigeria The Super Eagles of Nigeria

Former Super Eagles player, Friday Ekpo has pleaded with Nigerians to focus more on the team's preparation rather than the opposition as the continent awaits who gets paired with the Super Eagles in the final stage of the World Cup qualifiers.

The draw for the paired teams will be conducted on Thursday, November 25 (today) at CAF executive committee meeting in Cairo.

Speaking in a chat with, Ekpo stressed that the Federation’s planning as well should be on how the team gets to do well in the Africa cup of nations which will be a good platform to get the team prepared adequately as well as possible friendlies to put the team in top shape.

Nigeria is seeded in pot one and will likely face Ghana, Congo DRC, Mali, Cameroon, or Egypt.