NFF Reiterates It’s Confidence On Super Eagles Ahead Of The World Cup
Ahead of the 2018 World Cup, the 1st Vice President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Seyi Akinwunmi has revealed that the Super Eagles are not afraid of any opponent and they are prepared for the games.
Akinwunmi made this known while he was speaking with newsmen emphasising on his confidence in the Super Eagles Team.
According to him, “Nigeria is blessed with young talented footballers who are capable of bringing good results.”
“We are not scared of the teams in our group, we are happy with the team, we have a blend of experienced and young and fit players; a good squad with a good coach.”
“The friendly matches are good testimonies of the Eagles preparation for the World Cup. We have played Argentina and Poland and we defeated both teams; both games are good enough to test the waters.”
“Before those games, nobody gave us a chance, but football is football, as long as players give their all, the result will be positive.”
“Our youth development system is working because we said a few years ago that we want to lower the average age of our senior team which we have achieved,’’ he said.
“Although Nigeria had yet to reach the height expected, the football house would stop at nothing to improve the lots of the national team.”
“Although it is not yet uhuru for us, we are still working on something that is enduring for the team, so we are hopeful.”
“We have a team well motivated enough to face any opposition at the World Cup; individually we are not scared of any team. The team’s responsibility is just to play football.”
“What we have done is to prepare better for the World Cup than what we have done in the past. We have everything prepared in terms of logistics, training, accommodation, and welfare.”
“We are happy with what we have on the ground and there is no worry in the camp at all, anything that may come up will be just a minor issue,’’ he said.
NIGERIA NEWS gathered that Nigeria will take on Croatia, Iceland, and Argentina in Group D.