AFCON: Play with confidence, defeat host country, Fuludu charges Eagles

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Ex-Nigerian International, Edema Fuludu, has charged the Super Eagles to play with confidence in the AFCON 2023 final match against the host country, to win the trophy.

Fuludu said this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Saturday, in Lagos.

He said that confident play and tactical skills would earn the Eagles victory in the encounter.

Fuludu said that though the Super Eagles had beaten the Elephants of Ivory Coast in the group stage, the team needed more strength, hard work and dedication to defeat the host country again.

”The match is going to be tough, no doubt about that, but the Super Eagles need to put in more confidence and play hard to beat them again on their own soil.

”Strength and tactical skills are needed, together with team spirit, to enable them to defeat the host country,” he said.

The ex-international advised the team to hearken to Coach Jose Peseiro’s instructions and focus on getting victory on the field of play.

”I am hoping for the best; I am sure with hard work and confident play, victory is sure for the eagles,” he said.

Fuludu had played club football for New Nigerian Bank, BCC Lions and Julius Berger in Nigeria, Altay in Turkey and for the Nigerian national team.

He was part of Nigeria’s squad in the 1994 African Cup of Nations and had served as head coach of Warri Wolves.(NAN)

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