slots while the hosts are guaranteed a place in the tournament they are hosting. Observers believe the fight for the direct ticket in Group G is between Nigeria and Egypt, with the latter looking the more fancied to progress, if recent form is used as a gauge.
And speaking in an interview with Sports Vanguard, the former Borussia Dortmund hitman said that the Eagles must use the opportunity of playing in the 2017 AFCON qualifying series to return to winning ways, after stumbling to a recent 1-0 defeat to Uganda at the Uyo International Stadium and drawing 1-1 with the Bafana Bafana in Nelspruit.
“The Super Eagles must use this qualifying campaign for the Nations Cup in 2017 to bounce back to winning ways because for some time now, they have not inspired confidence with their performance and Nigerians deserve more than they are getting from them. SHARE ON