AFCON Qualifier: Ekong, Ogu back Nigeria to win in Tunisia


Udinese FC defender, William TroostEkong expressed confidence that the Super Eagles are capable of picking the maximum three points in their second leg match of the 2019 African Nations Cup qualifying on Tuesday.

Ekong added that he was happy playing in his home soil because he hailed from Uyo where the 2019 AFCON qualifying match against Libya took place.

The 2016 Olympics bronze medallist wrote on his official Twitter handle after Super Eagles 4-0 win over Libya on Saturday.

“3 points. Clean sheet. Great work from the boys today. Always enjoy playing on my home soil in Uyo. Special mention of @ighalojude congrats on your hat-trick bro. On to Tuesday now to finish the job! #SuperEagles #Afcon #GloryToGod

In the same vein, Super Eagles unused substitute, John Ovu also threw his weight behind the team to get their second away win in Tunisia next Tuesday.

He however, praised his fans for their support as he promised to work harder to make the first team.

“Thank you to everyone for the compliment. I really do Appreciate. For me the team comes first and am happy to be part of it. We go again on Tuesday for that 3points.”

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