Wilfred Ndidi has submitted ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations that the team is full of confidence and as a result, are not scared or worried about facing any of the 24 participating teams.
Ndidi, a former Genk player finished the last season as the best tackler in the Premier League with 144 tackles.
He was also the adjudged the 17th best passer of the ball in the EPL after he made 1,985 passes.
Speaking to www.brila.net, Ndidi, who remains a key player in the current set up, also hinted that the 0-0 draw against Zimbabwe and the 1-0 loss to Senegal is not affecting the team heading into their first match against Burundi on Saturday.
“We are not worried about any team – Its football, we just have to go on the pitch and do what we know how to do best”.
“The better side will win, but for now, the two results from the friendly matches does not really affect us, I believe and I do not think that we are scared”.
Three-time champions, Nigeria will face Burundi on 22nd June in their first Group clash before they confront Guinea on 26th June and tackle Madagascar on 30th June, all in Alexandra.
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