mohamed Salah
mohamed Salah

Nigeria coach Samson Siasia says he has no special plans to deal with Mohammed Salah in March 25th Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Egypt.

The Pharaoh’s star has been impressive this season scoring 11 times in 25 appearances for AS Roma.

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Siasia, though, acknowledges the forward’s threat but feels the Super Eagles cannot focus solely on the 23-year-old when they welcome Hector Cuper’s men in the make or break Afcon qualifier in Kaduna.

“We are happy for Mohamed Salah and all the Egyptians,” Siasia told KingFut.

“Salah is a great player but so is the Egyptian team. In some occasions one man can make a difference.

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“We know him [Salah] very well. Will we make special precautions for Salah? No, we won’t make special plans for just one single player.

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“They are all good players in a good team,” he concluded.

Nigeria face Egypt on the 25th of March at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, before playing the return leg in Alexandria four days later.


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