February, 16 2022.
Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa has urged the hierarchy of Nigeria football house on the need to get a filled up stadium when they lock horns with arch rivals, the black stars of Ghana in a must win world cup qualifier next month.
In his chat with the president of NFF as well as the coach of Super Eagles Augustine Eguavoen via zoom call, Musa stated the need for the fans to be present, as it will help build the confidence of the team
"The FIFA World Cup is the biggest football tournament in the world, and every player wants to feature there.
"A good number of players in the team now have not been there, and the few of us that have been there want to experience it again.
"We just want the NFF to help us get enough fans into the Abuja Stadium for the second leg. We will go to Ghana and dig our feet and ensure we get a result.
"We must admit that Ghana also want to qualify and they have a strong team. The return leg will be crucial and we are ready for the battle, but we want our fans to be there cheering us on", he stated.