By Izuchukwu Okosi:
Former Flying Eagles and Super Eagles midfielder Sani Kaita has extended his goodwill messages to the Flying Eagles as they bounced back from their opening game loss to Brazil to hand North Korea their second defeat at the tournament with a 4-0 win on Thursday morning.
Two goals from Godwin Saviour and one each from Kingsley Sokari and Isaac Success ensured that the Flying Eagles have a chance to qualify from Group E of the tournament.
“The win is a welcome relief. This means that they have to get another win against Hungary on Sunday irrespective of what Brazil and Hungary play.
“I congratulate the team and ask that they continue to work harder in training so that they get a victory in their last game on Sunday,” the Gabros FC midfielder who was in Nigeria’s U-20 side that won silver at the 2005 FIFA U-20 World Cup in the Netheralnds told Completesportsnigeria.com.
Meanwhile former Super Eagles winger Edema Fuludu says he knew the defeat to Brazil was simply a bad day for Manu Garba’s team.
“I told you guys (the sporting press) that the defeat to Brazil was a one-off thing.
“I know that they will qualify from their group. I’m confident that they will play a better game against Hungary,” Fuludu told completesportsnigeria.com.
The Flying Eagles’ last group game against Hungary is on Sunday morning, 6am Nigerian time.