Olympic Eagles attacking midfielder Frank Onyeka says that his side’s 5-0 victory over Sudan on Tuesday was a collective team effort.
Frank Onyeka wasn’t dressed for the game due to illness.
The Midtjylland midfielder insists that his side’s ability to stick to their tactics and follow the coaches’ instructions helped them overcome the Sudanese side at the Stephen Keshi Stadium.
“We were up against a good team. Sudan has some quality stars, we played to instructions, communicated with each other and the outcome was there for all to see,” Frank Onyeka told Futbalgalore.com.
“We were compact in the opening five minutes, but once we realised we can open them up, we went for the jugular and win.”
The hailed the ability of Anthony Izuchukwu, Olisa Ndah, Ebube Duru and John Lazarus claiming that they played as if their lives depended on this game.
“They were disciplined and outstanding. That is what wins your games; a solid defence, especially in the opening minutes. Our guys never gave anything away,” he added.
“But Azubuike Okechukwu and Kelechi Nwakali also helped mop up the defence when they needed numbers.”
The midfielder says he always looking forward to playing for the national team and will continue to work harder and make the country proud.
“I am so excited with the result; this was a collective team effort; it is nice to bring happiness to the country,” Onyeka concluded.