Eagles tackle Libya in Uyo

Eagles tackle Libya in Uyo

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will engage Libya on Saturday in a qualifying match for the Cameroon 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

The match will hold at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

It would be recalled that the Super Eagles which is third with three points lost its opening match in Group E to South Africa.

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The match ended 2-0.

It however defeated Seychelles in Victoria, 3-0 last month.

The next match will hold in Tunisia on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, Oghenekaro Etebo, Stoke of England midfielder, has expressed hope that the Eagles would defeat Libya in the encounter.

“We know the importance of the match. We know it is a must-win for us, if we want to be in Cameroon next year.

“We are working hard to achieve our target – the players, coaches. Yes, it’s not going to come easy. Libya are strong; so, we are not expecting them to be here for sight-seeing.

 “They too, want to go to the Nations Cup but we are determined to win,” he said.

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