- Pinnick confirmed that the federation is ready for the double header against Cameroon
- He further disclosed that the Super Eagles needs prayers to beat Cameroon
- The NFF boss praised the government and people of Akwa Ibom state for their commitment to Nigeria's world Cup and Africa Cup of Nations campaigns
President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, has declared that the federation is ready for the double-header FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifier against Cameroon.
Pinnick who was special guest at the Nigeria Women Football League Super 4 draw held at the Protea Hotel Ikeja yesterday August 16 2017 said: "Everything on the wish list has been provided for. What we require now for the team to excel is prayer."
He defended his call for prayers as he said, "On our part we are ready, and I believe the players too are ready for Cameroon. Without God's blessing, nothing will work. We have to pray against injury and other unforeseen mishaps."
The NFF boss disclosed that the meeting he had with the Executive Governor of Akwa Ibom state, Udom Emmanuel was fruitful as the state government remains committed in ensuring the Super Eagles qualify for the Nations Cup.
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He praised the government and people of Akwa Ibom state for their commitment to Nigeria's World Cup and Africa Cup of Nations campaigns. "The governor was impressed and promised that he would do anything to see Nigeria qualifies for the World Cup," Pinnick said.
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