By Johnny Edward:
Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun is wary of the humid weather in Kaduna when they confront the Pharoahs of Egypt in an African Nations Cup qualifier later this month, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
But the FSV Mainz versatile player was quick to add that he and is teammates will give everything to win the game billed for the Ahmadu Bello stadium on the 25th of March.
"The weather will be challenging in Kaduna, but I'm ready to adapt and give a good game," Balogun stated via thenff.com youtube channel.
"I'm expecting two interesting games against. Egypt. We have to fight, run for our lives and also be disciplined tactically," he added.
While admitting beating Egypt will be tough over two legs, the Eagles star believes interim coach Samson Siasia has a plan in place to outwit his Egyptian counterpart Hector Cuper in the games.
"It's tough to say we will get six points against Egypt, but I'm confident it's possible."
"I also think the coach has a plan to win these games."