Video: Kanu sends goodwill message to Super Eagles players ahead of Ghana clash

Former Arsenal and Super Eagles attacker, Kanu Nwankwo has encouraged the current generation of players to go all the way against Ghana and pick up the World Cup ticket.

In a video posted by the former Inter Milan striker, he shook players hands and encouraged them as they got off the team bus to train.

He was seen embracing some of the players and coaches and also had a word with Kelechi Iheanacho and Victor Osimhen. He also shared exchanged pleasantries with the coach of the team, Austin Eguavoen and assistant coach, Joseph Yobo.

“KAN U believe it. One more sleep till Nigeria v Ghana World Cup qualifier.We wish the super eagles all the best. We are behind you come on, let’s do it victory all the way” he wrote.

Kanu played in the 1998, 2002 and 2010 World Cups for Nigeria.

Nigeria will host the Black Stars in less than six hours with a ticket to the Qatar 2022 World Cup all to play for.

The first leg ended in a 0-0 draw further throwing the clash open and putting the Super Eagles especially under pressure as a score draw means Nigeria will not be going to the mundial.

The Nigerians have been charged to win, with a full capacity expected in Abuja and home support to swing the momentum to their advantage.

 

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