Lagos - Members of the home based Super Eagles have pleaded
to Nigerians for forgiveness after crashing out of the 2016 African Nations
Championship in Rwanda.
The Sunday Oliseh-led side suffered a 1-0 loss to Guinea in
the final Group C on Tuesday, a result that saw them finish third behind
Tunisia and Guinea.
Goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa expressed sadness over the team’s
ouster and has begged Nigerians to have mercy on the squad.
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“I’m really sad that we got booted out in the manner we did
and I still can’t believe it. I want to personally apologise to Nigerians for
letting them down. We really wanted to win, we wanted to win it for the fans
but it’s a pity it turned out this way,” he told supersport.com
Also, Warri Wolves midfielder Ikechukwu ‘Mosquito’ Ibenegbu
was also angered by the defeat and asked Nigerians to forgive the team for the
first round ouster.
“We started well and I was hoping we would go all the way
and make Nigerians proud but it was not meant to be. Everyone in camp is sad as
well I must admit.
“We are sorry for the ouster, it was never in our plans to
go out of the tournament like that.For
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