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The Super Eagles of Nigeria will conclude their tour of the United States of America, Thursday with the last match against Ecuador at the Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey.

The team under the tutelage of Portuguese tactician, Jose Peseiro had lost the previous game against Mexico 2-1 in Dallas, which the coach admitted it was his fault with the first half play, due to lack of practice time.

“Due to lack of enough time for practice we could not play well, we only had two training before the game against Mexico.” Peseiro, said.

He added, “In the second half, we changed the system and we improved, showed good character and quality play. Only the result wasn’t good, no teams wants to lose a match.”

With 20 players available for selection, Peseiro is confident choice from the players can make a difference in the next game. Alhough, Midfielder Innocent Bonke is unlikely to play on Thursday, due to slight injury. Home base Chaimaka Madu who was impressive in the game against Mexico could start against the South Americans.

Captain William Ekong, Chidozie Awaziem, Sani Faisal, Oluwasemilogo Ajayi, Ibrahim Buhari, Rangers of Scotland wing back, Calvin Bassey and Goalkeepers Francis Uzoho, Olorunleke Ojo and Adewale Adeyinka are all ready for action.

Meanwhile, the Nigerian coach is believes the team will get better, “If I am a Nigeria I will be happy with Super Eagles because they have good players. We have too much quality players in the team, but all that needs to improve are orgainsation, good system and consistency.” Peseiro, said at a press conference ahead of the final match of the US Tour.

The match kicks off 8pm ET (1 .am Nigeria time Friday} at the Red Bulls Arena, Harrison, New Jersey. The match is a rehearsal test for the Super Eagles ahead of two African Cup of Nations qualifying matches against Sierra Leone and Sao Tome and Principe on 9th June and 13th June respectively at the Moshhod Abiola National Stadium, Abuja.

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