Tremendous Eagles’ quest to win the Africa Cup of Nations for the fourth time ended on a disappointing notice after they misplaced the ultimate recreation to the host nation, Ivory Coast.
The top coach of the Tremendous Eagles, Jose Peseiro blamed the defeat of his staff on loads of components however he highlighted the pool of skills that the Ivorians had of their staff heading into the ultimate match of the event.
“Cote d’Ivoire have been the primary favourites for this event; they’ve superb gamers, wingers, and really quick wingers. High quality wingers in assault, they’re staff however they have been virtually out, I don’t know if that scenario did change the strain. They have been implausible; they didn’t play with strain, they usually didn’t really feel nervous, however on the other, my gamers, my staff felt nervous greater than their opponents.”
Peseiro additionally spoke in regards to the lack of possession by the Tremendous Eagles within the match. In response to him, the Nigerian gamers misplaced virtually each ball that got here their means and he couldn’t perceive why they did so.
“We lose many balls; I don’t know why; I don’t suppose my gamers have been comfy as we speak. From the again, we lose too many balls, and with that, you permit the opponent to create many probabilities, they usually assault and assault.”
Nonetheless, he insisted that the gamers deserved reward from everybody due to the best way they performed all through the event.