The Super Eagles have assured President Goodluck Jonathan and soccer loving Nigerians of not only an impressive performance against Uruguay tomorrow, but to also achieve a resounding victory over the highly rated Uruguay and stay a top of the group.
The Eagles also cited jet lag for their uncoordinated play against Tahiti despite pounding the hapless team 6-1 in their encounter on
They thanked President Jonathan for his fatherly gesture towards the team every time.
“We want to first of all thank Nigerians for their continuous support
and prayers. The game against Tahiti has come and gone.
“Though some of you might not have been too pleased with the quality of play and missed chances, it is pertinent to state that stress, fatigue
and jet lag affected our level of concentration.
“Be rest assured that you will see a different Eagles, the Eagles that
you will be proud of when we confront Uruguay on Thursday.
“We are topping the table in our group, so shall it remain by the Grace of God.
“We have our set Target, which is to play at the Maracanna Stadium in
Rio de Janeiro. We have resolved and determined to achieve the set
target. We want to make Nigerians and indeed the whole of Africa whom
we are representing happy.
“To our Father and beloved President Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, we
appreciate you. Thank you for your Support. By the merciful grace of
God we will not let you down”, the players had sent these soothing
words to Nigerians yesterday.
Meanwhile, the Eagles landed at Salvador it’s match venue against
Uruguay at 1.40pm local time, after a one hour 25 minutes flight.
The team lodged at Hotels Deville, will train at 6.30pm this evening,
10.30pm Nigeria time. The match against Uruguay is scheduled for 7 pm