2019 AFCON: My Expectations From Super Eagles - Okocha
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Former Super Eagles star Jay-Jay Okocha has said he expects the team to win the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, Concise News understands.

Nigeria are in Group B of the AFCON alongside Guinea, Burundi and Madagascar after missing out on the competition twice on the bounce, in 2015 and 2017.

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Speaking ahead of the competition, he noted that he is a supporter of the Super Eagles and wants them to win the trophy.

“I will speak as a supporter now because I am a big fan of the Eagles; it’s all about my own expectations,” he told Punch.

“I expect them to go all the way because in football, anything is possible. For me, based on experience, it is all about getting it right on the day; if they can do that, they can beat anybody.

“We are not short of talents, but our preparation is key. We have to make sure we prepare in the right manner and of course, we stand a good chance of winning the AFCON.”

For the team’s coach, he said “he owns the team and I am sure he is aware of the people’s expectations.

“Since he has been with the Eagles, he has done well for the team. He has been able to stabilise the national team, which is a good one for us as a nation.”