Oyogist has learned that the Nigeria Football Federation’s president, Amaju Pinnick, has disclosed that he would bear responsibility for Super Eagles’ 2022 World Cup qualifying loss to Central Africa Republic.
Nigeria’s unbeaten run to the World Cup qualifying campaign came to a dastric end with a 90th-minute goal by substitute Karl Namnganda at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos, as Raoul Savoy’s side grabbed their first maximum points of Group C.
Pinnick, while reacting to super Eagles loss Claimed that the federation had done everything possible to assure the team’s victory. He also Disclosed that as a federation they were ready to accept responsibility for the defeat.
“This result came as a complete shock, especially after the NFF went above and beyond to make the team feel at ease and focused on the work at hand, even going above and above in a number of areas.”
“This is a setback that can be easily reversed, and we will take the Nigerian Spirit to Cameroon. The NFF is backing the team to finish first in their group and advance to the knockout stage.
“At the midway point of this phase, our Super Eagles remain in first place. Even injured players like Wilfred Ndidi, Oghenekaro Etebo, and Alex Iwobi are in touch with me. They’re all disappointed with the outcome. All of the players who took part in today’s contest are solemn and sad.