Nigerian coach 'begs' UEFA to draw his team with either Chelsea or Man United in UCL 1

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Ndubuisi Egbo has stated clearly that he wants to face Manchester United and Chelsea in UCL

Egbo is the first Nigerian coach to qualify a club for the Champions League

Former Nigeria international Ndubuisi Egbo has made it clear that he would love his club Tirana to face Chelsea and Manchester United in next season’s Champions League.

Egbo and his wards are still celebrating their success of winning the Albanian League title which gives them the chance to play on the continent next season.

The 46-year-old Nigerian explained that facing the likes of Chelsea and Manchester United in the Champions League will definitely give his players the chance to show their talents to the world.

Egbo who was a goalkeeper during his playing days explained that facing the Blues and Red Devils will also give him the chance to show his coaching talents.

“These are the type of opportunities we are looking for because it’s when you win these type of games that’s when God will push you up.

“I’m someone that’s not afraid and it’s something that has helped me to achieve everything.

“So I will like to enter the group stage and meet this type of teams in order to show them that I know what I’m doing because if you believe in yourself God will give you every other thing,” he explained while speaking on Brila FM. Earlier, it was  had reported how Nigerian professional football manager Ndubuisi Emmanuel Egbo wrote his name in the history books by becoming the first African coach to win a title with an European side.

This was after the former Super Eagles goalie helped his club Tirana to win the 2019/20 Albania League title in a remarkable style. Egbo and his wards are also in the final of the Albania Cup and this could be another landmark achievement for the 46-year-old if his side should win it. Tirana fans are all in joyous momentum with this latest achievement which they have been looking for since the past 11 years.

The result means Tirana currently on 69 points are now seven points ahead of Kukesi who are on 62 points with two games left to play.

 

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