By Johnny Edward in Kaduna:
Chelsea midfielder Mikel Obi says the Super Eagles must be cautious and tactical when they host the Pharoahs of Egypt in Friday’s crucial Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
Mikel who is confident of victory on Friday also added that the and his colleagues are prepared to play through the pains the weather could bring on match day.
Kaduna is a hot 38 degrees at the time of this report on Wednesday afternoon.
“We are here because we believe we can win and progress to the Nations Cup next year and we have to go in and play together to get what we want,” Milel told Completesportsnigeria.com in Kaduna on Wednesday.
“We have to be cautious and tactical. I look forward to making Nigerians proud.”
Mikel is expected to make his 65th appearance for the Super Eagles in the game.