Federation International Football Association (FIFA) currently gave its international break this week for all Nations, teams and players to participate in their various continental matches.
Nigeria is due to play this weekend Friday 22nd march 2018 against Seychelles in Nigeria, in continuation of the on-going 2019 edition African Nations qualifiers slated to take place later this year in Egypt as announced earlier by CAF president Ahmad Ahmad.
Nigeria in a bid to qualify is expected to field some of its strongest sqaud against Seychelles this weekend. The Gernot Rohr’s boys currenly enjoy top of the table spot with 10 points, followed by South Africa with 9 points. But both team look forward to qualify from the top of the group.
Four Important things to know about the match
- Good Run of Form and scoring from the attack of trio Odion Ighalo, Simon Moses and Ahmed Musa. This trio has enjoyed good run of form in the on-going African Nations Cup qualifier stage.
- Strong and physical game by their opponent might cost them the match by picking up more red cards. Thus suspending some of their players during the match through red and yellow cards.
- Fight for position in the team which the technical manager Gernot Rohr made possible through giving every player the opportunity to prove himself in the team. This is believed by some good sports analysts to keep the mental strength of the team strong. Thus injects seriousness,, perfection and good spirit into the team.
- Finally the strong and well experienced midfielders in the team which surpass that of the Seychelles.