Lagos - Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo says he hopes
he and his teammates can carry their ‘fighting spirit’ all the way to the 2017
Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon.
The 21-year old was impressive when Nigeria started their
2017 AFCON qualifiers on a winning note, and has spoken about their level of
commitment, and says he hopes they keep fighting to the end.
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“I like our fighting spirit,” he told News24, “And like the
manager (Keshi) always says, ‘this is Nigeria and if you don’t do well there’ll
always be many people to take your place’.
“I like our fighting spirit and I hope we can go on with it to
the Africa Cup of Nations. We know we have to keep fighting and keep working
hard because as individuals, we know there are many players out there that can
take our place if we don’t do well,” he stated.
The Chelsea of England defender went on to praise the new
players in the present Super Eagles team, describing them as ‘great’, and
encouraged them to keep working hard.
“The new players are great and I saw the fighting spirit in
them and I hope they will continue working hard,” Omeruo added.
-Soccer Laduma For
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