By Rachael Ugiagbe


NFF President Amaju Pinnick has charged the home-based Super Eagles to go all out for the win against Burkina Faso’s Les Etalons in Sunday’s return leg qualifier of the 2016 African Nations Championship [CHAN] to be played at the August 4 Stadium in Ouagaduoguo.

The home-based Eagles won the first leg 2-0 at the Adokiye Amiesiamaka Stadium in Port Harcourt over the weekend, courtesy of goals from Yaro Bature and Gbolahan Salami.

“I believe you can do it because, with a bit more luck, you could have won the first leg by a much bigger margin. There is no longer anything called home advantage in international football. The turf is where the business is done, and the better team will always triumph. I know you are the better team,” Pinnick stated.

“I want you to forget everything about a 2-0 advantage from the first leg. Sunday is another day and you should aim for 90 minutes of excellence.

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