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Russia 2018: Amokachi confident Super Eagles can win World Cup

Russia 2018: Amokachi confident Super Eagles can win World Cup

Former Super Eagles forward, Daniel Amokachi has expressed satisfaction with the quality of some players expected to make the list that will represent the country at the World Cup in Russia come June.

He has therefore predicted that the Super Eagles is going to bring the prestigious trophy to Nigeria at the end of the tournament.

Amokachi stated this when he spoke at the partnership signing ceremony between Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), and the Nigerian Breweries at the weekend.

The former Everton player further hinged his prediction on the level of commitment from the current Super Eagles players.

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“I am their number one fan. We have a bunch of new generation players who are from the diaspora, who started from academies at early age and played through the ranks to the national team. They understood the game at an early age and that impacted on the team’s performance throughout the qualifiers.

“It is going to be one game at a time. I am happy the focus is not only on the Argentina match as we also have Croatia and Iceland. Croatia are a technical side and Iceland have a disciplined side that hits you after which they will park a bus.

“I was asked in the studio, where I work about the chances of African representatives at the World Cup this year, I was emphatic. I said four teams from Africa would be in the second round, three teams from Africa would be in the quarter final, two in the semi final and one will be in the final. And Nigeria will win the World Cup. That is what I said, that is what I believe. You may have your own belief,” Amokachi said.

 

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