By Johnny Edward:
CD Feirense midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo is confident the Super Eagles will not be pushovers at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, whick kicks off on 14 June in Russia, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
The Super Eagles have won two of their pre-World Cup friendlies, losing two and drawing one, which Etebo admits has brought out the best in the team’s preparation.
They defeated Argentina and Poland in their first two friendly games but lost to Serbia and England. Their only draw was against DR Congo.
“The friendly games we have played have exposed us so many things and also made us better,” he told CSN.
“We are in a tough group but we won’t be cowed by their big names. We are here to make our nation proud and we will achieve that.”
Nigeria will face Croatia, Iceland and Argentina in Group D.