Lagos - Suspended Super Eagles midfielder Eddy Ogenyi Onazi
has revealed he and his teammates have vowed to go on a 12-game winning streak
between now and when the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations will come to an end.
The SS Lazio of Italy midfielder, who was shown a red card
in Nigeria’s 2-0 win over Chad in their opening 2017 Africa Cup of Nations
qualifier last weekend says they want to win all the qualifying matches and
also win all their games at the tournament proper in Gabon.
Also read: Onazi banned for two games
“We want to win all our qualifying matches home and away,
that six games and then go to the tournament and win all our matches which is
another six games and that means we want to win the next Africa Cup of
Nations,” he said in a radio interview.
“I believe we can do that by the grace of God because we
have a very young team and we’re just coming up and we’re working to get to
know each other very well and that is what we are doing.
“We want to make sure we win the next game and do better
than what we have done,” he added.
The 22-year old will however miss Nigeria’s next two
qualifiers against Tanzania and Egypt after he was banned by CAF following his
red card against Chad.
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