“When we come to the tournament proper, they will see the real Nigerian national team.”
As the kickoff to the Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup draws nearer, Super Eagles captain, Joseph Yobo, and midfielder, Ogenyi Onazi, have asked their national team mates to stay focused for the challenge that lies ahead of them.
According to a press statement from Ben Alaiya, the Eagles Media officer, the Eagles arrived Jacksonville, Florida, from their Philadelphia base on Wednesday evening to continue preparations for the World Cup, with a scheduled friendly against the United States on Saturday in Jacksonville.
Yobo, in the press statement, said he was delighted to have been picked by the technical crew.
“We have to give our all in the tourney because in the future people will ask, “When you were playing, what did you achieve? We have won the Nations Cup, now is the time to aim for the big one,” he said.
Onazi, who spoke in a similar vein, said the Super Eagles will be the surprise package at Brazil 2014.
“Yes, they say we have not been scoring many goals, but these are preparatory games. When we come to the tournament proper, they will see the real Nigerian national team,” he said.
Meanwhile, the Eagles had another training on Thursday evening but will train only once in the afternoon on Friday at the stadium where the game against the United States will be played on Saturday evening.
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