Jose Peseiro, the Super Eagles Chief Coach, has explained that his boys played wth maximum commitment to win the last group match against the Falcons and True Parrots of Sao Tome and Principe by 6-0.
Recall that the Super Eagles defeated Sao Tome and Principe by 6-0 courtesy of a hat trick by Victor Osimhen, and a goal each from Taiwo Awoniyi, Ademola Lookman, Samuel Chukwueze.
Peseiro, who spoke in a post match briefing at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo on Sunday, after the game said his dream is to win next year’s AFCON.
Peseiro, who was full of excitement commended the Akwa Ibom people and Government for the quality of facilities provided for the match.
He said the team played a fantastic match as they were not relaxed in spite of playing against a weak opponent.
“I’ll like to say congratulations to the people and Government of Akwa Ibom because I see today was a fantastic atmosphere.
“The fans were fantastic today, I say thank you. I like the people here, everything provided for us was good.
“Our players played with maximum commitment. They want to play for me, I assembled them to win AFCON Cup and today they have shown good commitment in their play.
“Normally if you play against a team that is not strong everybody relax, but today they did not relax. It is fantastic game by the players, 6-0 is very good,” Peseiro said.
Wilfred Ndidi who spoke on behalf the players, said the score line will motivate them in future competitions, as they will be preparing for the World Cup qualifier.
He said, “Of course when you win a game it gives you more confidence. It is actually a good game that will give us more confidence for the next game of world cup qualifier, of course 6-0 is good confidence for next game.”