Super Eagles striker, Ahmed Musa whose lone goal wrecked the Harambee Stars of Kenya in Nairobi last week has declared that, the match against the Brave Warriors is very important to the Nigerian team such that the Eagles are not thinking of anything other than to record another away victory against Namibia on Wednesday so as to get closer to the 2014 FIFA World Cup finals in Brazil.
He said: “We are all Nigerians and what we love most when it comes to football is victory, so we are prepared for that and going for it. We are not taking this game lightly and that informed why we came here straight from Kenya,” said the CSKA Moscow striker.
“I will do my best against to get one of the goals, while also playing for the team to win.”
Academica de Coimbra of Portugal midfielder John Ogu stated that he is looking forward to his second victory with the Eagles.
“World Cup ticket is our target and so this game against Namibia is as important as the previous ones. We are approaching it the same way we have done for our other games and we want to win again,” he said.
“I am personally looking forward to another victory and probably getting my second international goal for Nigeria. But we are not going to underrate them.”
Scotland double champion Efe Ambrose said that the spirit is high and they are carrying over the Kenya victory spirit to Namibia.
“We the players desire victory than anyone else, we know we are representing our nation. We are well prepared for the game. It is important to us,” said Ambrose.
“I am calling on Nigerians to pray for us as we give our best to win on the pitch. Their prayers are very important and we won’t let them down.”
For Namibia, a shock win could see them leapfrog Malawi in second place in this group.