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Allen rates CHAN Eagles high

06 January 2014, 17:06

Lagos - Former coach of Shooting Stars FC (3SC) of Ibadan, Festus Allen has said that home-based Super Eagles would perform creditably at the Africa Nations Championship (CHAN).

The competition will hold from January 11 to February 1 in South Africa.

Allen told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Lagos that the country had gifted players that could bring the trophy.

“With the quality of players we have at our disposal, I am so confident that the players will perform creditably at the tournament. Their preparation for the competition so far is in order”.

“The players’ level of dedication will also be an added advantage for the team,’’ Allen said.

He noted that if the 2013/2014 Globacom League season had begun in December, it would have been an added advantage for the players.

“If the 2013/2014 league had commenced last year, it would have helped our players to attain better match fitness,’’ he said.

He urged the players not to underrate any team at the competition.

The home-based Super Eagles is in group A alongside Mali, Mozambique and the host, South Africa.



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