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As Governor Udom pledges $10,000 per goal, Mikel Promises victory against Cameroun
Udom Emmanuel: Governor Akwa Ibom State

As Governor Udom pledges $10,000 per goal, Mikel Promises victory against Cameroun

 Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel has gingered the Nigerian national team, Super Eagles with a promise of $10,000 for every goal scored in the crucial world cup qualifier against the Indomitable Lions of Cameroun.
 The game scheduled for the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo will almost but seal the Eagles World ticket if the Super Eagles team which is leading the group wins.
According to Governor during a visit to the team ““We are here because there is nothing as good as appreciating people, especially when the people are working for the general good. A love not expressed is a love wasted and so we are here to tell you that we appreciate what you are doing for Nigeria. “I also want to tell you that no matter how wild a cat is, there is a place you will hold it and it will not be able to harm you. Go there and win the game for us.”.
 Speaking for the players, Skipper John Obi Mikel apologized to Nigerians for the loss to South Africa in the Nations Cup qualifier, assuring that they are here to make amends. He said the team have been training hard for the game and would show Nigerians that they are hungry to be at the World Cup. Mikel, who debuted at the World Cup two years ago in Brazil, revealed that the team are united in the quest to beat Cameroon, saying a win today would help them actualize that dream.
“I think the players know what is at stake here. The players always know what the task ahead is all about despite winning our opening games. We want to go to the World Cup. We have to win games and make sure we are focused all the time and also play well. The truth is you can’t play well in every game; a win is a win. “We just want to win… it doesn’t matter how well we play. I am sure the players all know that is the important thing and I always speak to some of them and let them know how important it is to play for this country and how important it is to go to the World Cup and the Nations Cup. So on Friday(today), we can hopefully get a win and move close to qualifying for the World Cup,”
Governor Udom also used the opportunity to redeem his pledge of $30,000 to the team following goals scored in previous encounters.

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