Former Super Eagles star predicts 3-0 victory against Libya

Super Eagles By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 09/10/2018

Former Super Eagles defender, Nduka Ugbade has predicted that the Nigerian team will beat 3-0 win against Libya in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo on Saturday.

The 49-year-old assistant Golden Eaglets assistant coach admitted that the three-times African Champions clash with The Mediterranean Knights will be tough but Genort Rohr men will overcome the North African in Akwa Ibom over the weekend.

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Ugbade said he is optimistic for the three points over the Libyans but he insisted that the visiting team have a compact team that comprises several home-based players that have gelled together over time.

Ex-Under 17 skipper told Footballlive that the outcome of the encounter and said: "I predict a 3-0 win for the Super Eagles on Saturday,”

"But that is not to suggest that it will be an easy match.

"It is going to be a very competitive match, because there Libyans know how to play as a team.

"They have many of their players playing in their local league, which means they will be hungry and determined.

"They will come with a mission to surprise Nigeria at our backyard, so we have to be on the watch.

"We must not underrate them, because they have players who have been together for a very long time.”

Super will travel to Tunisia for the return leg at the Stade Taieb Mhiri in the city of Sfax, on Tuesday, 16th October