Super Eagles Captain, Ahmed Musa has exclusively shared his joy with www.realsportscast24.co.uk,
for securing an AFCON ticket after missing out on the two previous editions.
The Super Eagles secured the much needed point in Johannesburg to ensure qualification to the Cameroun 2019 AFCON and a return to the big times with a game in hand after they lost out on the last two occasions.
He said “The loss to South Africa in the first match of 2019 AFCON qualifiers brought out the best in us. We resolved not to lose any match after that and it has paid off with a game still to spare.”
He added that the entire squad was happy to be back in CAF biggest tournament which Nigerian have grown familiar with over the years.
“We are delighted to have qualified with a game in hand which is similar to how we qualified for 2018 World Cup.”
The captain who praised the technical crew and backroom staffs for the collective efforts to ensure that qualification was secured concluded by saying the right blend of young and experience kept the team going all through qualification.