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Nigeria’s Sports Minister Urges Super Eagles to Soar Higher Following Performance Against Lesotho



Within the aftermath of the Tremendous Eagles’ current draw in opposition to Lesotho within the 2026 World Cup qualifiers, the Honourable Minister of Sports activities Improvement, Senator John Owan Enoh, has referred to as for enhancements and rallied Nigerians to help the nationwide workforce.

Expressing his concern over the workforce’s efficiency, Senator Enoh emphasised the importance of qualifying for the 2026 World Cup, particularly after lacking out on the 2022 version in Qatar.

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He burdened that qualification is non-negotiable and urged the Nigeria Soccer Federation (NFF) to handle the noticed lapses from the Lesotho match.

“The Authorities and football-loving folks of Nigeria take the qualification for the 2026 World Cup very severely and need the Tremendous Eagles to qualify,” Senator Enoh acknowledged.

“Having missed out on the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, qualifying for the 2026 World Cup just isn’t negotiable.”

Whereas acknowledging the challenges confronted by followers in watching the match as a consequence of broadcasting limitations, Senator Enoh assured that efforts are underway to resolve the state of affairs.

He urged the NFF to register Nigeria’s dissatisfaction with the suitable authorities, emphasizing {that a} repeat ought to be averted.

“We perceive that the qualifiers are FIFA-organized, and so the tv broadcasting rights are within the World Soccer Governing Physique’s purview,” he defined.

“It isn’t ok that many Nigerians couldn’t watch their Nationwide workforce play of their nation.

A repeat of the identical ought to be averted, and NFF will probably be anticipated to register Nigeria’s displeasure with the suitable authority in FIFA.”

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Regardless of the challenges, Senator Enoh rallied help for the Tremendous Eagles, encouraging them to exhibit sharper gameplay within the upcoming matches.

He concluded by emphasizing that Nigerians are united of their help for the workforce’s success and development within the qualifiers.

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