The head coach of the Nigeria senior national team Sunday Ogorchukwu Oliseh has backed the home-based Super Eagles to qualifier for 2016 African Nations Championship (CHAN) by playing at least a draw at Burkina Faso even at his absence.

The Super Eagles beat the Les Etalons of Burkina Faso 2-0 in the first leg of the encounter played in Port Harcourt and will finalise the qualification process on Sunday, October 25 at the August 4 Stadium in Ouagadougou.


Oliseh will not be on the sidelines for the game due to illness which is reported to be a flu infection, and has flown to Belgium for treatment.

The former Super Eagles player has charged his lads to seal the deal in Ouagadougou even without his pep talks and shouts from the touch line.

“I have absolute confidence in the team even in my absence they will get the job done for Nigeria on Sunday,” Oliseh said.

Meanwhile, the president of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Melvin Pinnick as debunked all claims that Oliseh has resigned as coach of the Super Eagles as reported by some quarters of the local media..

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