National Chairman, Nigeria Football Supporters Club (NFSC), Samuel Ikpea, has urged the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to strengthen the Super Eagles World Cup preparations with Grade A friendly matches.
Recall that the Super Eagles of Nigeria have qualified for the Russia 2018 World in June ahead of their other Group B teams of the Africa qualification. Ikpea told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Lagos that such matches would go a long way to make the team’s technical crew to regularly identify the players’ lapses.
“This is the time that the coaches need to do more because the qualification has created the platform for the team to intensity their preparation. internationally recognized, and I really want to start.
“I am a strong player and very fast” and although she recognised that she would to adapt to the new environment, she concludes: “I will make the fans feel proud of me.”
Grade A friendly games should be given priority in the calendar for its build-up for the World Cup because the players need to be technically sound. “I am sure that the coaching crew must have taken cognisance of the players as individuals as well as a team, which friendly matches will help to appraise again,’’ he said.
He advised that team spirit must be developed, while such must be brought to play so that every opportunity would be significantly converted to goals for victory to be attained. The chairman said that the supporters club would endeavor to live up to its responsibility of drumming support in their preparation, adding: “We always have been there for them.’’