Russian Federation 2018: Focus on Croatia, Yobo advises Super Eagles

Alfred Osborne
May 5, 2018

Iwobi proved the hero for Nigeria last October, when his goal against Zambia secured a 1-0 win for the Super Eagles and booked their berth at a third consecutive finals.

Super Eagles' attacker, Alex Iwobi has said he's fully ready to lead Nigeria to World Cup glory in Russian Federation because he has profited a lot from training and playing with world-class footballers in Arsenal, AOIFootball.com reports.

Nigeria will play Croatia in her first match before taking on debutants Iceland and two-time World Cup winners Argentina in Group D as they bid to become the first African side to reach the semi-finals of the Mundial. It should be one at a time.

The Super Eagles will begin their World Cup warm-up campaign with a home tie against Congo DR on Sunday, May 27 before heading to Wembley to keep a date with England on Saturday, June 2, at Wembley stadium.

"Having showcased the best of moments of the FIFA World Cup moments since 2006, this year's edition promises to be a spectacle of fun and excitement", he said.

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Sunrisers head coach Tom Moody said having done the tough work, the team is now focused to finish on a good note. The test of time for Munro and Maxwell is that they improve the prospects of Delhi by performing better.

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"Croatia, Iceland... anything can happen".

"The reduced tariffs would afford their customers to enjoy and be a part of history, and I believe the current squad of the Super Eagles would excel in Russia", Mr Yobo said.

"I'm really encouraged by those words coming from the manager".

This new development comes on the heels of Coca-Cola's ongoing "Score a Trip to Russia" Promotion in which lucky participants will get a chance to travel to Russia to watch the FIFA World Cup games live on an all-expense paid trip courtesy of Coca-Cola.

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