Football fans in the Federal Capital Territory say they are confident that the Super Eagles would qualify for the 2026 FIFA world cup from the African zone.
The fans who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in Abuja said that the team has the quality to qualify for the Mundial.
NAN reports that the Eagles are drawn in Group C alongside South Africa, Zimbabwe, Benin Republic, Rwanda, and Lesotho.
A fan of the round leather game, Fidelis Onimisi, said there was a need to reposition the team and ensure that the best legs are selected.
“The Eagles have quality players; I think it is possible for them to be the first team to qualify for the 2026 FIFA World Cup in their group.
“We need to attract the best talents available globally, they must show commitment during the tournament,” he said.
Another fan, Rakiyatu Mohammed, said adequate preparations were critical for the country’s flag to be hoisted in the 2026 FIFA World Cup.
“For me, what is most important is to get the ticket, it does not matter how, even if we don’t play beautiful football, what is important is getting the ticket to the World Cup.
On his part, Dokoyari Abdulramah called for the straitening of the attack by putting more prolific strikers upfront to do attack.
He added that if they play for the first 10 minutes and the formation does not work, they should be able to switch immediately quickly.
On her part, Fafoluyi Oyeyemi urged Nigerians to support the Eagles in their quest to fly the country`s flag at the world cup.
Another fan, Chibuzor Okoro, said that their continued support and involvement would be vital as the Super Eagles strive to foster stronger connections ahead of the tournament.
“We want to believe that Eagles have an incredible source of motivation and inspiration, we want them to appreciate the fans and supporters,” he said.
NAN reports that the Black Stars of Ghana denied the Super Eagles the opportunity of playing at the last edition of the competition in Qatar.