Musa backs eagles for CHAN Trophy

Super Eagles and Lokomotiv Plovdiv defender Muhammad Musa has expressed support for Nigeria at the ongoing CHAN tournament in Morocco, calling on the players to bring the trophy home.

the former Golden Eaglets skipper noted that he’s closely following the team’s exploits and is confident that they have what it takes to handle any opposition especially now that they’ve advance to the latter stages.

“I’m supporting Nigeria to bring back the trophy, I know it’s not going to be easy because every team there want to win but we have the players and coaches needed to achieve our aim.” Musa said.

Meanwhile, Eagles coach Salisu Yusuf said the team passed a big test of character by coming from behind to beat Equatorial Guinea in their last group C game of the competition.

The Eagles booked their place in the quarter-final and must now beat Angola on Sunday to advance to the semifinal.


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Born July 13, 1965, Fred Edoreh hails from Umeh, Isoko South, Delta State. He attended St. John Primary School, Iselegu, Mater Dei Collage Ashaka, St. Patrick’s Grammar School, Asaba for HSC and graduated in English and Literary Studies at Bendel State University, Ekpoma.
He went into journalism in 1990 with Newbreed Magazine and later crossed over to television production with Ultimate Sports and Soccerworld on the Nigeria Televsion Authority.
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