Calabar - Golden Eaglets fell 2-1 to Gabon on Sunday in a qualifier for the Africa U17 Championship, but the Nigerians have vowed to pay back in the return leg.
Seven players who failed to make the 18-man list to Libreville promised to pull their socks in order to be part of the second leg encounter against Gabon.
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"We are happy that our teammates and other officials are safely back in Calabar but the good thing is that we too have been working even while they were away in Gabon," stated defensive midfielder, Henry Okebugwu.
"We would keep working hard and pay serious attention to the training programs because we know the coaches would only select the best against Gabon."
The team have resumed training immediately on return to Calabar on Tuesday.
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