The Super Eagles of Nigeria will be playing their first World Cup match on Saturday June 16th, 2018 against Croatia, at the Fifa world cup finals.
In fact, the super eagle of Nigeria is presently the joy of Nigerians sport fans, because of the numbers of youthful players that will be paraded to fly the green white green for the country.
Moreover, ex- super Eagles players, J. J. Okocha and Mutiu Adepoju, have advised the super Eagles coach to work more on the mid field, while other sport analysts explained that “We need to get the right combination in our mid field, they need speed and more accurate passes, so that the attackers can function efficiently.
However, with Nigeria first game coming up on Saturday at the Russian world cup tournament, the players must concentrated and work together as one. Perhaps, efforts must be gear towards team work, and equally read every matches so as to defeat their opponents.
Further, the Nigeria players had been motivated with one of the finest sporting wears to pursue their victory at the Russian world cup tournament. Record shows that, super eagle of Nigeria has done well during their qualifying stages by conceived no defeat at all.
The Team handlers, Gemot Rohr has apologized to Nigeria for the poor outing against England in their friendly match that ended 2-1 in their favor, he said, “the team are ready, and we are sure to beat the Croatia side” the super eagle coach explained.
NNF, therefore released the players names that make the list as selected by their team coach, Gemot Rohr for the 2018 Russian world cup tournament, lead by John Mikel Obi as captain, William Troost-Ekong, Leon Balogun, Victor Moses, Joel Obi, Uzoho, Odion Ighalo, Shehu Abdullahi, Alex Iwobi, Ogenyi Onazi, Bryan Idowu and goalkeeper Francis.
Croatia, about 4.2 million people, from central Europe, making their six appearance at the 2018 Russian world cup event, the country is bless with good players, in the likes of Lucas Modric, as their utility player and Danijel subasic as one of their best goalkeeper, currently playing for Monaco team.
The Technical Committee member from Nigeria football federation is optimistic that,” the team would perform well in 2018 Russia world cup tournament.” As explained by NNF and others coaching members, Rohr went further, ” I always believe that we should expect the best from our players, and pray for them for good luck”.
Actually, the players under Rohr have been doing well in terms of burning desire and passion to win their first World Cup match. The coach has also work on their discipline and attitudes posture to brighten their chances,
Hence, that is the reason all Nigerians have the confidence that, they will do better, than their previous participation, and I do believe too.
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