Kenneth Omeruo, the esteemed defender of the Super Eagles, has expressed the team’s unwavering commitment to securing a victory against the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone in their upcoming African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier. As the three-time African champions prepare to face John Keister’s side at the Samuel Kanyon Doe Stadium in Monrovia on Sunday, the stakes have never been higher.
The Super Eagles, who were previously leading Group A, now find themselves in second position after the Djurtus of Guinea-Bissau secured a victory against Sao Tome and Principe on Wednesday night. Should Jose Peseiro’s team secure at least a draw against the Leone Stars, they will secure their spot in the highly anticipated 2023 AFCON finals.
In a recent interview with reporters, Omeruo emphasized the determination and seriousness with which he and his teammates approach the game. “We are fully prepared for this crucial match,” the Leganes center-back stated confidently. “Qualifying in advance will not only relieve the pressure but also allow us to plan and prepare for the future.”
Aware of the significance of the match, Omeruo asserted that each player understands their responsibility. The team has been diligent in training, honing their skills and strategizing to ensure they emerge victorious. Their collective goal is to secure a win and maintain a strong position in the group standings.
Also read: The Unsaid Truth About Jennifer Lawrence
As the news of this crucial encounter spreads, football enthusiasts and Super Eagles supporters eagerly anticipate a thrilling performance from the Nigerian team. The match promises a display of skill, determination, and teamwork, as the Super Eagles aim to dominate the field and earn their ticket to the prestigious AFCON finals. qualification.