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Peseiro chasing Rohr’s feat because the Tremendous Eagles resume marketing campaign

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Peseiro might be hoping to attain his predecessor’s feat because the three-time African champions resume their Africa Cup of Nations qualifying marketing campaign

The Tremendous Eagles are again after 4 months of not enjoying, no due to their failure to qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. 

Nigeria’s final sport was a 4-0 defeat by the hands of Portugal in a pleasant match that happened at Estádio José Alvalade final November. 

2022 was a disappointing 12 months after they crashed out of the CAF Africa Cup of Nations within the spherical of 16 and did not qualify for the FIFA World Cup. 

The three-time African champions additionally misplaced the 5 pleasant video games they performed in 2022. Nevertheless, they will draw positives from their two wins of their Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers towards Sierra Leone and Sao Tome and Principe. 

Nigeria football reached a new low in 2022
<span class="description"> 2022 was a disappointing 12 months for Nigeria </span>

The three-time African champions will now hope to construct on the 2 wins as they resume their qualifying marketing campaign this week. 

Nigeria vs Guinea-Bissau 

The Tremendous Eagles resume their Africa Cup of Nations qualifying marketing campaign with a double header conflict towards Guinea-Bissau. 

Nigeria will tackle Djurtus at Moshood Abiola Stadium in Abuja on March 24 earlier than taking up the identical opponents at Estádio Nacional 24 de Setembro three days later. 

Nigeria face Guinea-Bissau in an AFCON doubleheader
<span class="description"> Nigeria will resume their AFCON marketing campaign this month </span>

The match might be a repeat of their AFCON 2021 conflict that Nigeria gained 2-0. 

Tremendous Eagles coach Jose Peseiro aiming to duplicate Gernot Rohr’s feat 

Peseiro is but to persuade Nigerians he’s the person to revive the staff’s glory since he took over virtually a 12 months in the past. 

Super Eagles manager Jose Peseiro
<span class="description"> Tremendous Eagles supervisor Jose Peseiro </span>

Nevertheless, he nonetheless has an ideal file in AFCON qualifiers and might be hoping to repeat Rohr’s trick in qualifiers. 

Beneath Rohr, Nigeria certified for 3 main competitions with a sport to spare. Peseiro can proceed the custom if Nigeria win their two video games towards Guinea-Bissau. 

State of play in Nigeria’s group 

The Tremendous Eagles at the moment lead their group (A) with six factors, two of Guinea-Bissau. Sierra Leone are additional under with one level, whereas Sao Tome and Principe are and not using a level. 

Nigeria kicked off their marketing campaign with a 2-1 win over the Leone stars in Abuja earlier than thrashing Sao Tome 10-0. 

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In the meantime, Guinea Bissau beat Sao Tome 5-1 at dwelling earlier than enjoying a 2-2 draw towards Sierra Leone of their second sport. 

How can Nigeria qualify

The Tremendous Eagles will qualify for the AFCON subsequent 12 months in Ivory Coast in the event that they beat Guinea-Bissau within the two video games as the highest two sides in every group will qualify.

If the three-time African champions beat Guinea-Bissau of their subsequent two video games, they are going to be on 12 factors, which might be sufficient to complete inside the highest two no matter the end in Sierra Leone’s conflict towards Sao Tome. 

Super Eagles News: Nigeria can book their spot in AFCON 2023 with two wins against Guinea-Bissau
<span class="description"> Tremendous Eagles </span>

A win and a draw can even be sufficient to seal qualification because it ensures a top-two end no matter no matter occurs within the different sport. 

A win and draw will give Nigeria ten factors and a greater head-to-head file over Guinea-Bissau, which is the primary tiebreaker that might be utilized in separating groups tied on factors. 

Whereas Djurtus can nonetheless catch Nigeria on factors if the Tremendous Eagles choose up 4 factors from the doubleheader, they are going to nonetheless be behind the three-time African champions resulting from an inferior head-to-head file. 

And contemplating one or each Sao Tome and Sierra Leone will drop factors within the different doubleheader, Nigeria might be assured to complete inside the highest two with a win and a draw towards Guinea-Bissau. 

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