Mikel Says Super Eagles Must Fight

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Updated March 27, 2016

Super EaglesSuper Eagles Captain, John Mikel Obi says the team will have to fight like never before in the second leg match against the Pharaohs of Egypt in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.

With the first leg ending in a draw in Kaduna, Mikel called on his team mates to give more than 100 percent to ensure Nigeria gets all three points in Alexandria on Tuesday.

Players and officials will leave the country for the game on Monday to Alexandria and train at the match venue in the evening.

Nigeria are two points behind Egypt and a win will give the Eagles a boost for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations ticket.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria conceded a late goal against the Pharaohs of Egypt to draw their AFCON qualifier 1-1 in Kaduna.

The 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) holds in Gabon.