AFCON: We Can Do It Again, Shehu Speaks On Libya Game 
Abdullahi was part of the Nigerian soccer team that won bronze at the Rio 2016 Olympics. Image: Brila.net

Super Eagles player Shehu Abdullahi, says Nigeria must defeat Libya to qualify for the African Cup of Nations (AFCON).

Abdullahi said although the Super Eagles will not underrate Libya, they will employ the same strategy used in beating Cameroon to qualify for the 2018 Fifa World Cup.

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His words: “We have to beat them home and away and that’s it,” Shehu told TheCable.

“We did it when we met Cameroon in the World Cup qualifiers last year. And we as players we know what is at stake.

“We just have to do everything to make sure that we win the two games.

“The players know the importance of the game if we really want to be in the Nations Cup. Yes of course, we the players all know about how the game is like for Nigerians that they are looking forward to it.

“But we know that it’s not going to be easy. I believe all the players have this at the back of their minds including the new players. And we are ready for it.”

Nigeria missed qualification for the last edition of AFCON and are trailing Libya and South Africa in Group E.