By Amaechi Agbo
Ahead of the March 27 Qatar World Cup play-off against the Black Stars of Ghana, Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa have pleaded with the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF to bring crowd to the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja
The captain made the plea as the Super Eagles make a return to the stadium they last play on many years ago.
“The FIFA World Cup is the biggest football tournament in the world, and every player wants to feature there.
“A good number of the players in the team now have not been there, and the few of us that have been there want to experience it again.
“We just want the NFF to help us get enough fans into the Abuja Stadium for the second leg. We will go to Ghana and dig our feet and ensure we get a result.
“We must admit that Ghana also want to qualify and they have a strong team. The return leg will be crucial and we are ready for the battle, but we want our fans to be in there cheering us on,” Musa said.
Super Eagles return to the Moshood Abiola National Stadium Abuja was sequel to renovation work carried out on the playing turf.
Nigeria’s U-20 female team were the first national team to play on the turf two weeks ago when they defeated Cameroon to book a place into the final qualifier for the 2022 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup set to hold in Costa Rica.
The Super Falcons will in Friday take on the Lady Elephants of Cote D’Ivoire in the first leg final round of the 2022 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations, AWCON.