By Bamidele Boluwaji:
President of Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick says his board is committed to ensuring that the Super Eagles qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia , Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
While Speaking to Completesportsnigeria.com in Lagos on Wednesday, the former Delta State Sports Commissioner said the the NFF board is working closely with Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr and they are impressed with the response of the players to the World Cup qualifiers played so far.
The Super Eagles have won their first two games in the qualifying series
"We are impressed with what the Super Eagles and the coaches have done so far in the World Cup qualifiers, and I want to assure Nigerians that we are committed to ensuring that Nigeria qualify for the Russia 2018 World Cup,"
PInnick told Completesportsnigeria.com.
"We are working closely with the coaches and also planning ahead for our match against Cameroun next year. We are also going to use the next Nations Cup qualifiers to prepare for the World Cup.
"I talk to some of our players often and I am happy with their readiness to make sure we win the match. We are going to make sure we monitor the players very well before the next camp opens.
Pinnick however assured that the Super Eagles will play at least three friendly matches before next year August when Nigeria will face Cameroun in
Match-day three of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers.