2018 World Cup Qualifiers: Swaziland vows to upset Super Eagles

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Super Eagles were held by Swaziland

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will on Tuesday, November 17 host Swaziland in the second leg of the 2018 World Cup

After holding the Super Eagles of Nigeria to a goalless draw at home, head coach of the National Team of Swaziland, Harries Bulunga has vowed to shock Nigeria in the return leg in Port Harcourt.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will on Tuesday, November 17 host Swaziland in the second leg of the 2018 World Cup after a goalless draw in the first leg.

Also read: Super Eagles tipped to win Swaziland

Coach Bulunga has revealed that his boys will leave nothing to chance in the clash.

 

We held our own very well in the first leg and we will go for broke on Tuesday,” he said about the first leg draw.

The Sihlangu were hoping to take the Eagles by surprise and create one of the biggest surprises in international football.

Confederation of African Football (CAF) have appointed Namibian official, Jackson Pavaza as the centre referee of the clash.

 

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF)’s wanted the game shifted from Port Harcourt to Abuja but the World football governing body FIFA have turned down a request.

NFF, it was  learnt, demanded the match be moved to Abuja for “’ogistical reasons’, but FIFA said the application was not received within the mandatory 10 days allowed for such a request.

Also read: Photos as Super Eagles depart for Swaziland

The request failed because it was done within the 10-day window allowed for such a request,” an official disclosed.

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