Recall that Guinea defeated Nigeria 2-0 on Monday thanks to goals from Aguibou Camara in the 14th minute and Facinet Cont in the 64th minute.
Mondays defeat is coming hours after the Super Eagles wallopped a Dubai-based club 12-0 in another friendly tie.
However, in a chat with Completesports.com, Unuanel stated that friendly match is only meant to help the team fine tune their strategy without putting so much importance on the result.
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You cant judge a team or any coach with the result of a friendly game. Friendly game is friendly, it is not a game you use all your arsenal.
It is not a game you do everything that you must win. It is a game to correct some certain things and to put things aright.
So the result against Guinea is not all that is important as far I am concern. The most important thing is the tournament proper where you can judge the team.
Nigeria, winners of the tournament in 2013, are in Group A alongside the host nation; Guinea-Bissau and Equatorial Guinea.
They begin their quest for a fourth continental title on Sunday, January 14th against Equatorial Guinea.
By Augustine Akhilomen
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