Friday, 12 February 2016

Former Nigeria international, Segun Odegbami, has
warned that the Super Eagles stand the risk of not
qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Sunday Oliseh’s men have to face Egypt in a double
header next month in their Africa Cup of Nations
qualifying group, before they continue their quest to
be at the World Cup later in the year.
Odegbami admitted that Nigeria does not have the
type of players, that will make the process easy.
“Nigeria does not have the players,” Odegbami told
media. “Just a few are emerging that starts to give
us hope. I think we might still qualify for Afcon.
“To qualify for the World Cup is going to be
extremely difficult this time. And if we do, we will be
very lucky. That is my own view.
“I think within the next three to four years then we
might have a proper Super Eagles if we do things
right. If we look into our domestic league, develop it
properly, arrange for our players or support them so
that they can go to the right environment, for
training.
“Give them all the motivation they need, take care of
them and we pray for luck, then we would have a
true national team. But for now, we are still not
there.”

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