National Chairman of Nigeria Football Supporters Club Rev. Samuel Ikpea has congratulated Super Eagles coach Austin Eguavoen for emerging as best coach of the group stage in the ongoing Africa Cup of nations taking place in Cameroon.
Ikpea spoke to Sports Intelligence Magazine anchor in Cameroon, stating that he really deserved the award.
“Within a short period, Eguavoen was able to put the team together and made them play like a team” he started. He (Eguavoen) also did something significant by ensuring that the team got the maximum nine points in the group”.
“It was a unique and impressive performance and am sure CAF also took note of that”. “No one can achieve such feats twice if he is not special and am sure Eguavoen is a special coach”.
Coach Austin Eguavoen who won the best coach of group stage award had also appreciated his players for their support, saying it would not have been possible without them.
“Many thanks to the Confederation of African Football for this award: The Best coach of the group stage”. “Wouldn’t have been possible without my fantastic group of players and colleagues”. “Thank you Nigerians for your support. Its needed now, more than ever” Eguavoen concluded.