Former English defender and now TV football pundit Rio Ferdinand has taken to his Twitter handle to throw his support behind the Super Eagles, ahead of their quarter-final round match against the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia.
The former Manchester United defender who has been to Nigeria, several times over the years, wrote on his Twitter page, “Let’s Go Super Eagles” “SoarSuperEagles”.
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See his post below;
— Rio Ferdinand (@rioferdy5) January 23, 2022
Rio had said while on the BT Sport last week after the Super Eagles defeated Guinea-Bissau finishing the group stage with a 100% record being in the only team in the competition to achieve that, that in his humble opinion the Super Eagles are his favourites to win the 2022 African Cup of Nations in Cameroon.
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He said he tips the Eagles to get to the Finals at least and once in the final anything can happen. He picked the Super Eagles ahead of the host nation Cameroon, despite them also being very impressive since the start of the competition.
The Super Eagles will play Tunisia by 8 pm later today in Garoua.
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