Afcon2022: Forget about Egypt, focus more on the group. Says Eddie Dombraye

August,20 2021

Ex international, Eddie Lord Dombraye want Super Eagles to focus more on all the group matches than Egypt because beating only the Pharaohs might not be enough to seal passage to the next round.

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Eddie Lord Dombraye stated that there are no more minors in Africa football and so every team must be given same respect.

"With the players we have I think we can go far but there are no longer push overs in football anymore".

Although he emphasized on the importance of winning the first game but warns that the Super Eagles should not be put under any pressure to perform.

"The first game is most important, win it and there will be less pressure, nobody should put the team under any unnecessary stress".

He stressed the need to focus on all the games than picking out only Egypt as a must win game in the group.

"We should forget about Egypt and focus on all our games, getting out of the group should be our priority for now".

Eddy Lord Dombraye is a retired Nigerian professional football who played as a striker.

After playing in Nigeria with Premier Breweries, Iwuanyanwu Nationale and Bendel Insurance, he moved to Poland in 1998 to play with Ekstraklasa club.

After playing with Stomil Olsztyn, he moved to Serbia in 2002 to play with OFK Beograd.

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