Nigeria begin training for Libya clash on Tuesday, 9 October, 2019 (Image courtesy NFF)

Nigeria goalkeeper trainer and former international Alloy Agu has said that qualifying for next year’s Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon is a top priority for the team’s handlers.

The Super Eagles missed out on two consecutive editions of Africa’s biggest showpiece and Agu, who was in goal for the three-time African champions at the 1992 finals, knows Nigeria cannot afford to drop more points in the qualifiers.

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The Eagles are third in Group E on three points after losing their opening game against South Africa at home in 2017 and responding with a 3-0 beating of Seychelles in September this year.

Gernot Rohr’s men will take on group leaders Libya on 13 October in Uyo, with the reverse fixture slated for the city of Sfax, Tunisia, on Tuesday, October 16.

Agu believes that the team will build on the impressive win at Seychelles.