2014World Cup: Supporters Club Tips Nigeria for W/C Semifinals

The Nigeria Football Supporters Club has tipped the Super Eagles of Nigeria to reach the semi-final of the Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup next year.

Super Eagles Coach, Stephen Keshi
Super Eagles Coach, Stephen Keshi

Chairman of the Ladipo disclosed this to SavidNews.com in a phone chat following the Super Eagles’ successful sealing of its place at the FIFA Mundial after a 4-1 aggregate win over Ethiopia in the qualifiers play-offs.

Ladipo who presides over the Nigeria Supporters Club nearly three decades believes the golden days of Nigeria football has returned, while expressing delight on the clinched ticket and hoist of Nigerian flag in Brazil commended the players for giving their best to ensure the country plays at the World Cup.

He identified the missing-link in the Super Eagles as in scoring ability of the players as they fail to score goals and bury their half chances and also admonished the Super Eagles’ technical crew led by Coach Stephen Keshi work on the attackers to becoming good goal poachers.

He said that Nigeria must go to the Brazil to make good account of themselves and not make the number as reaching the semi-finals is achieveable for the current resilient Super Eagles.

“We are happy Nigeria will be in Brazil for the World Cup – we must commend the commitment of the players and technical crew led by Coach Stephen Keshi. Kudos to the Aminu led Nigeria Football Federation, the Minister of Sports, Bolaji Abdullahi, the Director General of the National Sports Commission, Gbenga Elegbeleye for the laudable role played in the success achieved by the Nigeria senior national team and other stakeholders not neglecting the sacrifice and passion of my fellow supporters club crew.

“We know the golden days of Nigeria football is back like we had in the 90s – we only hope the Stephen keshi led coaching crew will work more on correcting the missing link in the team which is in attack – our attackers must improve on their scoring ability if we don’t want to go and make the number in Brazil.

“We will surely do well in Brazil if the players continue to give better account of themselves and show more committment and resilient – at thay i can reach the semi-finals,” the country’s number one soccer supporter posited.

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