Super Eagles stand in captain, William Troost-Ekong has revealed the secret edge the Super Eagles of Nigeria have to defeat the Desert Foxes of Algeria in the consecutive friendly matches this week.

Ekong told NFF TV that the boys are ready to conquer the Algerians as they prepare for AFCON 2023 qualifiers in March.

“It’s been good we are very happy to see the boys back together and the staff. We have a game coming up against Algeria and spirit have been high, training has been good and we are just working hard to improve our team cohesion and be ready for the game.

Speaking on how Nigeria intends to win away from home against Algeria, the defender said:

“The secret to our team is that there’s togetherness. We have experienced a lot in the last year, for the new guys they are welcome and they will have to do the initiation and singing still but the most important thing is that they are comfortable with us and they can show themselves on the pitch and contribute.

“We want to try and win all the games and improve on all areas, we are playing against Algeria, one of the top teams in Africa we have to show them respect but at the same time even though it’s a friendly game we will try and win the game and prepare ourselves for the qualifiers that would be coming up next.“

Troost-Ekong added:“It’s a great opportunity for the new players to show themselves and for all of us to blend together and understand what the coach expects from us.”