“We are determined to go into Wednesday’s game with renewed commitment and hunger so that we do not leave this competition empty -handed.”…..MIKEL
Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi has promised that the team will fight hard against the Carthage Eagles on Wednesday in order to salvage something from the 2019 AFCON.
The Chelsea legend was responding to the charge by the NFF president, Amaju Pinnick to the team when he along with the NFF General Secretary, Dr. Sanusi Mohammed and the NFF 2nd vice-president, Shehu Dikko visited the Le Meridien Cairo Airport hotel camp of the Super Eagles to ginger the players ahead of tomorrow’s third place match against Tunisia.
Mikel said “We are as disappointed with the result as our fans, but that is football. We really and truly appreciate the support of the Federal Government and also the NFF.
“We are determined to go into Wednesday’s game with renewed commitment and hunger so that we do not leave this competition empty -handed.”
While motivating the team, Pinnick said “It is good for us to win laurel here that we can present to His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari (GCFR) back home. The Government and the people of Nigeria have supported this campaign in a robust manner.”