By Johnny Edward:
Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh insists that his team is gradually improving and backs his struggling strikers to deliver despite their recent struggles against Swaziland.
Oliseh’s side have scored nine goals in his first eight games in charge but they have been defensively solid. .
“We’ve kept seven clean sheets and gradually the team is showing more aggression and creating more chances to score but we must be patient with our forwards, their goals will come,” Oliseh told Completesportsnigeria.com.
Second half goals from Moses Simon and Efe Ambrose in sent the Eagles through to the final stages ofthe 2018 World Cup qualifiers with a 2-0 aggregate win at the expense of the Swaziland.
Completesportsnigeria.com can also report exclusively that the injury to Super Eagles defender Chima Akas sustained is not serious according to Oliseh.
Oliseh who guided his side to their fourth win in eight games disclosed that the defender will be back on his feet in the coming days.
“I spoke with the doctors of the team and they told me it was nothing serious. We expect him back on his feet pretty soon,” he told Completesportsnigeria.com.
Akas who was preferred to Elderson Echiejile in the second leg clash played in Port Harcourt landed awkwardly and had to be replaced for the AS Monaco star.