Tremendous Eagles star, Chidera Ejuke, has defined why Nigeria did not transcend the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, Spherical of 16 levels.
Nigeria had certified for the 2021 AFCON spherical of 16 in Cameroon after profitable all their matches within the group stage towards Egypt, Sudan and Guinea-Bissau.
The Tremendous Eagles have been, nonetheless, eradicated from the AFCON last-16 after dropping 1-Zero towards Tunisia underneath the tutelage of interim coach Augustine Eguavoen.
However Ejuke, who didn’t make it off the bench towards Tunisia, stated the Tremendous Eagles didn’t make use of their probabilities towards the Carthage Eagles after Alex Iwobi’s purple card.
“Everybody was curious about how we performed there, how we misplaced to Tunisia within the 1/eight finals,” Ejuke instructed CSKA’s official web site.
“After all, it was very disappointing, as a result of we’ve good gamers, we did nicely within the group stage. We hoped for extra, however our time will come.”
He added: “I didn’t play myself — you’ll be able to, after all, decide from the skin, however those that have been on the sector have a weightier opinion.
“The Tunisians did a little bit extra to win than we did. The crew continued to create probabilities after the purple card however didn’t use them. The tide turned towards us.” Supply: DailyPost