Members of the super eagles have expressed optimism that they will give the Three Lions of England a run for their money when they meet at Wembley stadium in London on Saturday.
Many Nigerian fans have criticized the Eagles for a “not-too-impressive” performance in their friendly match against the Leopards of DR Congo in Port Harcourt on Monday which ended 1-1.
The Nigerians played two friendly matches in March, struggling to beat Poland 1-0 in Warsaw; but fell tamely 0-2 to Serbia a few days after in London
However speaking from London, Eagles captain John Mikel Obi said the team had corrected early mistakes, and was ready for battle. against a familiar foe.