Super Eagles Duo Reveal Team’s Target

By Ikenga Chronicles June 26, 2018

Alex Iwobi and John Ogu have disclosed the Super Eagles target when they battle Argentina for a spot in the knockout phase of the World Cup on Tuesday.

The Super Eagles are now second in the Group D standings with three points in two games, but, a win against the desperate Jorge Sampaoli side at the Saint Petersburg Stadium is a must if they must not be eliminated.

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Iwobi who has appeared twice in the World Cup campaign insists his side’s victory is top priority;

“We are very full of confidence after our win against Iceland and very prepared to get a good result against Argentina,” Iwobi told the media in Saint Petersburg.

“We believe we can do well and can assure our Nigerian fans that we will put up a good fight against Argentina.

“I don’t know if I will play or not because I couldn’t get enough time against Iceland but the most important thing is for us is to get the result. I don’t mind if I play or not as long as we beat Argentina.”

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On his part, Hapoel Be’er Sheva star Ogu, who is yet to get a debut appearance, is keen to make history with Gernot Rohr’s side as they target the nation’s first World Cup win over the South American giants;

“We are ready and everyone is in good spirit and looking forward to the match against Argentina,” Ogu told reporters.

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“We know if we win this game it could change our lives as football players. We just know we are playing against Argentina as a nation in our group and our last group game.

“It is not going to be easy because they are a quality side though people are already writing them off because they struggled in their last two games but against us we know it’s going to be a different ball game.”

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