President Muhammadu Buhari has made it clear to the Super Eagles that qualifying from Group D of the 2018 FIFA World Cup is no longer acceptable. He wants the team to aim at winning the World Cup trophy .

Special Adviser to the President , Femi Adesina, who made the declaration , also charged other African teams not to have low ambitions . He stated that funding would not be an issue for the Super Eagles team .

Nigeria should do well , do very well at the World Cup. You know our target used to be qualifying for the second round . Then at a time , the target of Africa was getting to the quarterfinal ,’’ Femi Adesina told allnigeriasoccer .com .

“I think we should be more ambitious this time , let ’s go as far as we can get and if we can win, why not , but let us not have low ambition .‘’ Funds should not be a problem as long as everything is put in place timeously .

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Those who should make the request should make it in good time . If everything is done when it should be done , there should be no problem .’’