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Oboabona promises better Eagles

19 June 2015, 16:22

Lagos - Nigeria defender Godfrey Oboabona admitted the Super Eagles were not at their best in the victory over Chad, but promised they would be better against Tanzania.

The Nigerian national team is going through somewhat of a rebuilding phase after failing to qualify for the 2015 African Cup of Nations tournament in Equatorial Guinea.

The Super Eagles got their qualification campaign for AFCON 2017 underway with a labored 2-0 win over Chad, and Oboabona conceded they were not good enough.

Also read: Oboabona, Akpan out of Bafana clash

"It was a bit difficult match for us but we were still able to get the three points we needed from the match," he told Complete Sports Nigeria.

"It was a good result for us but we will continue to work hard and make sure we beat Tanzania in our next game.

"This is our first match and one will expect that we spend some time to get into the game but I want to assure Nigerians that Nigeria will be in Gabon for the Nations Cup.

"I am a Nigerian and I will always be ready to play for my country any time I am called upon. It is a great honour to play for this great nation," he concluded.

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