Super Eagles’ Samuel Chukwueze has stressed that they are battle ready to face the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in today’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final tie in Cairo.
The Eagles stopped the defending champions of the competition 3-2 in the second round while South Africa eliminated the Pharaohs of Egypt who were tipped to win the ongoing Afcon.
Chukwueze in an exclusive chat with SportingLife.ng said that they have forgotten about their win over Cameroon and that they are fully focused on the fixture with the Bafana Bafana which will guarantee them a place in the semi-final if they are able to win.
“It is a battle which we know we are up to the task to,” Chukwuezetold SportingLife.ng.
“We might have lost to Madagascar but it was a wakeup call for us. We tried our best against Cameroon and it is our resolve to even try harder against South Africa.
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“It doesn’t really matter if I start or coming on from the bench. The objective is to ensure that we beat South Africa.”
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