Former Super Eagles star and a member of the Nigerian football golden generation Emmanuel Amuneke has backed the Eagles to beat Zambia and pick World Cup ticket to Russia 2018.
Amuneke, one time African footballer of the year sent his message to the camp of the Super Eagles as published by the NFF on their twitter handle as Nigeria battle Zambia for the sole ticket of group B .
”I want to charge the Super Eagles to seal their qualification to Russia and make Nigeria proud. We believe in them and we are behind them,” Amuneke said.
Amuneke who coached the Nigeria U-17 golden Eaglets to winning the 2015 World Cup also included the fans who he encouraged to support the team relentlessly.
”For the fans, I want you to give more than one hundred percent support to the team. Good luck and God Bless You,” Amuneke concluded.
Emmanuel Amuneke will be remembered for three famous goals for Nigeria in two different tournament finals.
First was his double that coincidentally sank Zambia 2-1 in the 1994 AFCON final, then coming off the bench to score the winner for Nigeria in the nation’s 3-2 win over Argentina in the 1996 Atlanta Olympics football tournament.