Ahead of the group D opener in Essentuki, between the Super Eagles and Croatia, former internationals, one-time Eagles coach and Nigerians alike have been expressing their opinions as Gerhot Rohr and his men eye a positive start to their World Cup campaign.
Chief Adegboye Onigbinde, Ex-Eagles coach
“I only have this to say:Patriotism. Right now I’m not bothered about what Croatia has, their players, none of it is my business. I will root for Nigeria because I am a Nigerian and I want the Eagles to soar.
“Today’s game is going to be tough but exciting and I expect the Nigerian spirit to come out in the boys when they file out.
“I have utmost belief in this team to perform, and today will provide us a glimpse of what to expect from them. This is the World Cup, you can’t hide. They must play and bring up their A-game and no better way to do it than against Croatia.” Read more