Nigeria's Super Eagles qualify for 2018 FIFA World Cup

Nigerian man explains how Super Eagles unifies Nigerians amidst tribal unrest

Super Eagles celebrate victory against Zambia

"But I assure you the National Assembly will appropriate well enough funds for to prosecute the World Cup such that funds will not be an issue and the players won't lack anything". "It is a fulfilment of all I have been looking forward to for some time now", he was quoted by the News Agency of Nigeria as saying on Tuesday.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria on Saturday, October 7 became the first African team to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup ticket after beating the Chipolopolo of Zambia 1-0 at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo.

"It shows that it really pays to work hard and I urge the younger ones to toe the line of hard work and dedication".

And the former Hull City playmaker is confident that with the mixture of both young and experienced players in the squad they could aim higher than their previous performance where they exited the tournament in the second round.

Nigerian man explains how Super Eagles unifies Nigerians amidst tribal unrest
Super Eagles celebrate the lone goal against Zambia

They are now searching for their fifth coach in just over a year since the start of the qualifiers for the World Cup 2018, where they are rooted to the bottom of group B.

The 2013 African champions became the first African team to qualify for Russian Federation when beating Chipolopolo 1-0 in Uyo.

"It is a very important position for any team".

The Franco-German tactician was engaged early previous year at a time the profile of the team was at its lowest after failing to qualify for two consecutive African Cup of Nations tournaments and several coaches the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) planned to engaged turned down the job, to paved way for the Rohr to step in.

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