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The Chelsea star says the Nigeria national team have a good chance of lifting the continental trophy in South Africa next year owing to the squad's desire and crew's focus on merit

By Emeka Nwani

Chelsea forward Victor Moses has confidently stated that the Super Eagles are capable of lifting the Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa next year.

Moses, who is now an integral part of the Nigerian side, told that several factors will work in favour of the side when the tournament begins in January.

"I am confident we can get the job done in South Africa. This is because we have a good team with determined players who are ready to prove that it is a new dawn for the game in the country," Moses told

"Nigeria missed the last tournament in Equatorial Guinea and Gabon and there is a hunger on the part of the players to do well and appease the fans of the team.

"We have a wonderful coaching crew who know how to bring out the best in the players. They have succeeded in making sure that every player merits being on the plane to South Africa.

"Nigerians are praying and the football authorities are also working round the clock to motivate the team.

"We have a strong team and with all the preparations that will be put in place, I don't see anything stopping us," Moses said.

Nigeria is in Group C alongside defending champions Zambia, Burkina Faso and Ethiopia.