Nigeria winger Ahmed Musa has insisted the Super Eagles can’t afford to fail fans at home and all over the world when they face South Africa in the 2019 AFCON Quarter-finals, MySportDab reports.
The Super Eagles are keen to win a fourth trophy in Egypt but must first get past a tricky tie against the Bafana Bafana’s of South Africa.
“We know how passionate our fans back home are about football, so it is important to make them happy by beating the South Africans, ” Musa told Completesports.com here in Cairo.
“The win against Cameroon was massive for us and the response from people back home was great too. We know if we beat South Africa, the celebrations will be bigger than that, and that is what we want.
“To put smiles on the faces of people on the streets, to bring all Nigerians together with people not thinking about religion, status or their culture – we want bro continue doing this.
”The Al Nassr of Saudi Arabia star also hints that the Nigeria players are in high spirit ahead of the game and are not thinking about anything other than going past the South Africans.
Musa added: “We are all looking forward to the game. South Africa showed that they can’t be underrated with that big, big performance against Egypt.
“We know what to expect from them, but we are ready for anything they would throw at us. ”