Former Super Eagles defender George Abbey has stated that the only way the team can overcome Iceland is to match them in every department in Friday’s must-win Group D Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup clash, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
After losing 2-0 to Croatia in their first game, the Super Eagles must now bounce back against Iceland.
The Icelandic team will be full of confidence following their shock 1-1 draw against Argentina in their opening game.
On Thursday, the group was thrown open following Croatia’s 3-0 win against Argentina which sealed the Croats’ place into the round of 16.
Abbey featured for Nigeria at the 2004 Africa Cup of Nations in Tunisia.
“Wishing the boys the best of luck against Iceland. Match their work rate/fighting spirit & we win this game. Come on Eagles, time to turn up & make us proud #upeagles,” Abbey tweeted on Friday.
The key match kicks off at 4pm in Volgograd.