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President of the Nigeria Football Federation(NFF) Amaju Pinnick has pleaded for fans to be patient with the Super Eagles in their bid to qualify for the 2015 African Nations Cup.

The new NFF president issued a statement saying that the new NFF board is just settling in,assuring that they will get things right.

Nigeria's Super Eagles lost their game against Sudan last Saturday and are now in danger of not qualifying for the tournament by virtue of their position in the group.

“We understand that Nigerians are furious over the fact that the Eagles are last in their pool and are in danger of not qualifying for the finals in Morocco. Everyone feels bad about this, including the members of NFF Executive Committee.

“I just want to call on Nigerians to have patience. This new board is determined to do things differently. We are passionate about the Nigeria game and what we want to achieve is build a sustainable football culture for our dear country.

“Our target is to ensure that Nigeria finishes in pole position at major football competitions in Africa and the world, and we believe this is achievable through hard work, diligence, strategic planning and the support of everyone.”

“It is embarrassing that as reigning champions, we are struggling in the qualifying series, with only one point out of a possible nine. It is an awful output.”

Of course we're patient... That explains why we haven't flooded into the pitch with Koboko... How much time do the Eagles really need to become a stable team that can play well. if the team plays well but doesn't win, it's a different thing entirely but when they keep throwing faulty passes and can't even create scoring chances, then it's a sad tale. I'd rather just watch Taekwondo right now.