Published: Thu, June 14, 2018
Sport | By Wendy Sparks

I'm ready to lead Eagles to victory in Russian Federation, says Mikel

I'm ready to lead Eagles to victory in Russian Federation, says Mikel

The Super Eagles - the first African team to qualify for the 21st World Cup, will be making their sixth appearance on the global scene and have been zoned in Group D alongside Argentina, Iceland and Croatia.

Super Eagles' captain, Mikel John Obi has declared he is ready to lead the charge and take three-time African champions Nigeria to an enviable height when proceedings kickoff in Russian Federation in a few day's time, can report.

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Dalić has opined that Nigeria have the same playing style as West Africans Senegal, whom they beat in their last pre-World Cup friendly.

"I wish to see who is really fit". "We have worked very hard and I believe the hard work will show when the tournament begins", he said.

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"We have played four games, we have tried a lot, now we have to choose the best against Nigeria in five days".

You're probably bored of us telling you how good Nigeria's World Cup kit is by now after the many articles we've done covering the Super Eagles' eye-catching shirt.

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In a-two minute video posted on the official Twitter handle of the Super Eagles, Mr Nekristov said he was delighted to welcome the Nigerian team to the city. The team will fly out to Kaliningrad, which is 3 hours away by flight from Essentuki, tomorrow afternoon, nearly when the opening ceremony will start.

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