Members of the Super Eagles A team have been sending best wishes to their colleagues in the B team via twitter ahead of their CHAN 2016 opener against Les Mena of Niger Republic.
SS Lazio of Italy midfielder Ogenyi Onazi tweeted his best wish and said: “Arise O compatriots! Roll out the drums for my men as they step up later today. #SuperNaijaFan.”
— Onazi Ogenyi Eddy (@OnaziOgenyi) January 18, 2016
Wolverhampton Wanderers of England and Super Eagles first choice goalie, Carl Ikeme posted a picture of the team and captioned it: “Good luck to my fellow @NGSuperEagles for the opening chan game this evening,may God guide us to victory.”
— Carl Ikeme (@Carl_Ikeme) January 18, 2016
In the same vein, Haugesund of Norway defender William Troost-Ekong also had some encouraging words for the team. He said: “Good luck to my fellow @NGSuperEagles and everyone at @thenff in their first Chan game tonight! make us proud!”
— William Troost-Ekong (@wtroostekong) January 18, 2016
The Super Eagles B team play Niger by 5pm Nigerian time at the Stade Regionale Nyamirambo in their opening fixture of the 2016 CHAN.