Lagos - Former Nigeria international Tijani Babangida is under no illusions about the enormity of the task which lies ahead of the national team in the current Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign.
The next assignment for the Nigerian squad is a trip to the Congo on November 15, where the two teams will lock horns at the daunting venue that is the Stade Municipal.
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"Congo can be a very difficult team to play against. I remember we lost to them under the guidance of James Peters. Also, in the 2000 Nations Cup they were quite a defensive team and difficult opponent," Babangida told the Vanguard on Wednesday."Even in the first leg in Calabar we couldn't beat them and I'm sure they'll give us a good fight in the reverse fixture, that's the credential they come with," added Babangida, who has opted to be more realistic than many of his counterparts.
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