NFF Charges Eaglets To Go For The Kill Against Ghana - EDU-BIZNEWS


Thursday, January 7, 2021

NFF Charges Eaglets To Go For The Kill Against Ghana

Ahead of the make or mar clash with the Black Starlets of Ghana this  Saturday, President of the Nigeria Football Federation(NFF), Mr Amaju Melvin Pinnick has charged Nigeria’s  Golden Eaglets to go for the kill and secure a semi-final in the ongoing WAFU-B Under -17 competition in Togo.

Edu-Biznews recalled that the nation's Cadet side lost to their opponents from Coted-'Ivoire , by a lone goal on Wednesday and need to win its second and last group match against Ghana to pick one of the two tickets for a place in the semi-final of the qualifying competitions. 

Pinnick in a statement on Thursday, asked the U-17 Boys  to show robust winning mentality against their opponents. 
The NFF Boss during his visit to the boys in their camp. at the Hotel Novella Star in Lome, Togo, also urged the players to believe in themselves and go for victory. 

He  admonished the players to remain focused in the task of representing Nigeria very well at the tournament.
"Nigerians don't want to know about tactics, just go, play and win the game. The mentality of Nigerians is winning, they don't care how you win, just win. Winning gives Nigerians a lot of joy," Pinnick said.
"So, I just want to crave your indulgence to represent Nigeria well. I'm happy that I can see all the players in this U 17 team, I can see that we have the youngest team in this tournament, which of course, I'm very proud of".
"It is a developmental football af this level. It does not mean that we do not want to win. Nigerians wants you to win so that you will be celebrated. We want you to be celebrated, it is very important that we must win. Just work hard and ensure we beat Ghana", he stated. 

"The attitude we always display is that we can do it. That is the spirit under my leadership in the Nigeria Football Federation and that is what we expect from you",Pinnick tasked the Eaglets ..
"Your coach will tell you the technical and tactical way to achieve winning, but what I will tell you is that you are Nigerians and for you be a Nigerian, you must be positively rugged to achieve your dream," he said.

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