AS Monaco defender Elderson Echiejile has hailed the Super Eagles after they pipped Bosnia and Herzegovina by a lone goal at the Arena Pantanal in the wee hours of Sunday in Brazil.
Osaze Odemwingie scored the only goal of the encounter to end Nigeria’s 16 year win-less streak which ensured they topped Group H.
“Congrat guys good fight keep the spirit on” he urged his teammates in Brazil.” he tweeted.
“We knew it was going to be a tough game, they had a couple of breaks and could have scored, but we played some great stuff in the first and second half,’
‘Getting the goal gave us some belief, the confidence to go on.
‘A big part of our preparation was being patient. We knew we may even have to win the game we kept our focus and deserved to win.
‘We always remained positive no matter what was said. We had a great focus and belief going into these games. he told Complete Sports.
Progression will be secured if the Eagles avoid defeat on Wednesday