Nigerian Football Federation President Alhaji Ibrahim Musa Gusau has once again ensured that Nigerian football will regain the glory lost under the current NFF.
Gusau made the remarks in Lagos on Friday, during a visit to GIC Motor (GAC Motors dealers in Nigeria) Chairman and CEO, Director Diane Chan. GAC is the automotive partner of the NFF.
“The current NFF administration will continue to design and implement policies aimed at reshaping the Nigerian game, to bring it back to the top. The process requires a lot of hard work and concentration, and we are determined to do what it takes.
“As we have stated time and time again, the vision of this new team is to build our football from the ground up with vigor and a sense of purpose. We are putting the nuts and bolts together and very soon the momentum will start strong.
“Our National Teams have been there before and they will be back on top sooner rather than later. This year, the Super Eagles, the Super Hawks, the Olympic Eagles, the Flying Eagles, and the Golden Eagles have important tournaments at hand, and we are focused on properly preparing the teams to perform well in their various engagements and tournaments.”
The Flying Eagles will participate in the Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations taking place in Egypt from February 18 to March 12, while the Super Eagles have two crucial qualifying matches for the Africa Cup of Nations against Guinea Bissau (home and out) in the month of March. A top four place in Egypt will take the Flying Eagles to the finals of the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Indonesia.
Also in March, the Under-23 Boys (Olympic Eagles) have a final qualifying match against Guinea for the Under-23 Africa Cup of Nations to take place in Morocco later in the year, and in which Africa’s standard bearers will emerge. in the Men’s Olympic Soccer Tournament next year.
In April, the Golden Eaglets will participate in the U-17 Africa Cup of Nations in Algeria, with a place in the top four, guaranteeing that the five-time champions will be part of the FIFA U-17 World Cup final. in Peru later in the year.
Heading to the Revelation Cup Four Nations Tournament in Mexico next month, the Super Falcons will be part of the biggest FIFA Women’s World Cup ever, when 32 teams come together for a gigantic festival in Australia and New Zealand from July 20 to August 20 this year. .