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By Jeremiah Umahi

 

Former Nigeria international and Super Eagles’ Team Coordinator, Patrick Pascal, has said that the Super Eagles must take the upcoming friendly matches against Senegal and Burkina Faso seriously.

Patrick Pascal
Patrick Pascal

 

Nigeria takes on Senegal and Burkina Faso on the 23 and 27 March in London, and the former Shooting Stars striker wants the team to go all out to win both friendlies, so that Nigeria will maintain her current position in the FIFA rankings or even move higher.

“Both friendly games will be very important to us, so our players must see both matches as very important and play the games as if something is at stake. The boys must go all out and get maximum points in both games, so that we will maintain our position or even move higher in the FIFA ranking,” said Pascal.

 

Pascal noted further that Burkina Faso may be tougher than Senegal, because they performed better at the 2017 AFCON tournament and even won bronze.

 

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