By Sab Osuji In Brazzaville:
Photo By Ganiyu Yusuf:
Team Nigeria U-23 men’s football head coach, Samson Siasia, on Sunday added his voice in commending the Super Eagles for securing a point in their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Taifa Stars of Tanzania on Saturday in Dar es Salaam.
“A draw is better than a loss, the team tried and we must not forget the fact that this present Super Eagles are still a new team under a new coach,” former Super Eagles coach Siasia told completesportsnigeria.com at the Games Village, Kintele, Congo Brazzaville.
“It’s important they did not lose, for sure they will get better.”
Super Eagles secured a point against Tanzanian in a match new goalkeeper, Carl Ikeme, singlehandedly kept Nigeria in the game with his string of saves.
The Super Eagles will confront Menas of Niger Republic in Port Harcourt on Tuesday in an international friendly match.
The Eagles will later meet Egypt in yet another AFCON group qualifier early next year.