Nigeria Football Federation president Amaju Pinnick has stated that following the outcome of the 2018 World Cup draw the football house will swing into action as to who takes charge of the Super Eagles.

Salisu Yusuf is the caretaker coach of the Nigerian national team.

The 2018 World Cup draw that was held in Cairo, Egypt on Friday placed the Eagles in Group B alongside Cameroon, Algeria and Zambia.

According to, Pinnick described the draw as a tough one for the Eagles.

He stated that preparation for the Eagles will commence immediately.

“It is a tough draw, but then I have always said that you have to beat the best to get to the World Cup,” Pinnick said.

“Now we have the draw, we know how to prepare. The preparation has to start right now and we must make good use of every single day leading to the kick-off of the series.
“The other pools are tough as well, because for me, you can never afford to underrate any team
these days.

“Now we must quickly sort out the issue of head coach and his assistants and put every other thing in place in good time.”