The Nigeria Football Federation president is confident of a positive result in the return leg against Liberia in Calabar
Aminu Maigari, president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), is confident that the Super Eagles led by Coach Stephen Keshi will surmount the obstacle of the Lone Star of Liberia to qualify for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa.
Though he admitted that a win would have been a better result instead of the 2-2 draw against Liberia last Saturday in Monrovia, he believes the Eagles will do the business come October 13 in Calabar.
“The good thing is that the players and technical officials realise that was one match they should have won,” said Maigari.
“I spoke with the head coach and the captain and they both feel confident about the return leg.
“For the NFF, our duty is to provide every support for the team to ensure it qualifies for the African Cup of Nations, and we will do that.
“I wish to use this opportunity to express heartfelt appreciation to His Excellency, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan for his very keen interest in the Super Eagles and other national teams.
“The President was physically present at the team’s training session before the trip to Monrovia and expressed interest in being in South Africa for the Cup of Nations next year.
“The least the Eagles can do is work assiduously towards qualifying in order that our President can be at the finals,” Maigari added.