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Super Eagles Will Pick Maximum Points In Marrakesh – Sadiq Umar

UD Almeria and Super Eagles forward, Sadiq Umar is optimistic Monday’s nation’s cup qualifiers game against Sao Tome and Principe in Marrakesh is a must win.

While speaking in an exclusive interview with FreekickNaija moment before the teams departure for Marrakech opined that Monday’s game against Sao Tome and Principe will be different from Thursday’s 2-1 victory over Sierra Leone in Abuja.

The Kaduna-born forward who was in blistering form last season played a pivotal role to Almeria’s Spanish Liga promotion with 18 goals as the club top scorer.

“Every football game is different game,” said the former Perugia forward.

“They (Sao Tome) lost their last game and would be out for to prove a point but we are not going there to relax, but to get a result. The most important thing is to win.

“We will give Nigerians the much needed victory in Marrakech,” the soft spoken forward maintained.

Sadiq Umar has been the top goalscorer for UD Almeria for the past three seasons and has represented the Nigeria national U-23 team and was an important member of the squad that won a bronze medal at the 2016 summer Olympics.

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