2018 World Cup: Amuneke Urges Super Eagles To Remain Focused
Former Super Eagles winger, Emmanuel Amuneke, has urged the team to remain focused in their preparation for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Nigeria is in group D alongside Argentina, Croatia and Iceland in the competition which kicks off on June 14 and ends on July 15.
Amuneke, coach of the Nigerian U-17 team that won the World Cup in Chile in 2015, however, warned Gernot Rohr’s men about the quality of Nigeria’s opponents.
“The team has done the country proud so far in their preparations,” Amuneke told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)
“They should remain focused. The coaching crew should look at their weak points and strengths and improve on them.
“I wish them all the best. Nigerians are expecting a lot from them.
“I pray that this young generation of players we have now should have the strength to do the country and continent proud.’’
Amunuke said that other teams in Nigeria’s group were good and capable of giving a good account of themselves.
“These teams are good with quality players. Argentina, Croatia and Iceland are good. We must know how to manage the game.
“We must know how to play when we have the ball and when we do not have the ball.’’