Lagos – Golden Eaglets coach Emmanuel Amuneke has explained
how he has been striving to ensure he produces a good team that will represent
Nigeria at the FIFA U17 World Cup in Chile in October, despite being owed
backlog of unpaid salaries by the Nigeria Football Federation.
Speaking to News24 after it emerged he is being owed by the
NFF, Amuneke said he has been working day and night, under the rain and sun, to
ensure he builds a team capable of representing the country when the time
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“We are doing the best we can and everything humanly possible,”
“We have been here since May and we have been under the rain
and the sun from 9am to 5pm every day and maybe we are not complaining because
we know what we want to achieve.
“We know it takes a process to achieve something in life
because suffering brings endurance and endurance brings character and character
brings hope and what we are doing now is to prepare ourselves as a team.
“Hopefully when we get to Chile we will be able to give a
very good account of ourselves because the road to success is always under
construction and nothing works in a day,” Amuneke stated.
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