AFCON 2023: Super Eagles must remain humble, Won?t Underrate Guinea-Bissau ? Jose Peseiro

Super Eagles head coach, Jose Peseiro says it is important for his side to remain humble going into their Group A clash with Guinea-Bissau.

Nigeria, three-time champions of the tournament, will be up against the Djurtus at the Felix Houphouet Boigny Stadium on Monday, January 22.

 

The Super Eagles defeated hosts Cote d’Ivoire 1-0 on Thursday.

Peseiro’s men are overwhelming favourites going into the game against Guinea-Bissau as Baciro Cande’s men have zero point in the competition having lost their opening two fixtures to Cote d’Ivoire and Equatorial Guinea.

 

The tactician has however cautioned his players to respect their opponent and not allow the win against Cote d’Ivoire to get into their head.

“We beat Cote d’Ivoire, it’s good for us, our confidence and what we want to achieve in this competition,” Peseiro said during his interaction with the media on Sunday.

 

“It also improves our confidence, but we also need to show more commitment. We have to respect the opponent.

 

“Guinea-Bissau have good players, they can beat any team. We have seen so many shocking results in this competition already.

 

“It is important for us to take it game by game and not think too far. We want to show better performance, show our quality, and capacity. If we do that no team can beat us.”

 

The Super Eagles occupy the second position in Group A with four points from two games.

A draw will be enough for Peseiro’s men to earn a place in the Round of 16.

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