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Former Super Eagles coach, Paul Hamilton has tipped the Stephen Keshi led team to top Kenya in their June 5 World Cup qualification match in Nairobi, Kenya.

The Eagles put themselves in a precarious situation, when they played out a 1-1 draw at the U.J Esuene Stadium in Calabar and now they must win in Kenya to keep alive their hope of featuring at the Brazil 2014 World Cup.

‘I am confident that we have a well assembled team that will qualify us for the World Cup. I equally believe we will do well at the Confederations Cup.

“We are the champions of Africa. It is not an easy feat to be kings of Africa. The future is very bright for our football,” he added.

He urged coach Stephen Keshi to stay focused and avoid controversies as this could have the potential to mar the country’s chances of qualifying for the event.

“It’s a World Cup ticket we can’t afford to loose; I’m appealing to the NFA and the Eagles coaching staff to stay united.

“All parties concerned must work together for the common good of the country in qualifying for the Mundial.

“I’m urging Keshi to not to lose focus on the good work he started and not be swayed by unnecessary controversies,” he said.

According to Hamilton, subject to ongoing speculations that the Eagles will be treated unfairly in Kenya, Nigerians should not entertain fears as the World Football Governing Body, FIFA is watching.











Source - Vanguard news

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