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AFCON 2019: Libya coach accuses Nigeria of using ‘juju’ ahead of October Qualifiers

Valentine Chinyem

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Head coach of the Libyan National Team, Adel Amrouche, has accused players of the Nigerian National team of engaging in voodoo practices.

Amrouche, whose side will meet the Super Eagles of Nigeria twice in October, with the first leg played in Nigeria, while the second in Libya, made the remark during interraction with the press, after the AFCON 2019 Qualifying match between Libya and the Bafana Bafana of South Africa.

In the video which was shared on Twitter, he praised the South African side for fielding better players than Nigeria, “Believe me, I prefer play Nigeria than Bafana Bafana because I have this experience to play against Nigeria.

“For me, Bafana they have fantastic players and its not easy to play Bafana Bafana,”

He went further, “I am ready for Nigeria, if they want to play two times in Nigeria, we play two times in Nigeria.

“They believe on juju too much, and we believe on God. It’s not easy to play in South Africa.”

Libya currently sits on top of Group E with four points same as South Africa but with a better goal difference while the Super Eagles are not far behind with three points.

Nigeria also won their qualifying match against Seychelles with 3 unreplied goals coming from Ahmed Musa, Odion Ighalo and C. Awaziem.