AFCON 2019: Nigeria favorite in group B, but it won’t be Easy – Balogun

AFCON 2019: Nigeria favorite in group B, but it won’t be Easy – Balogun

The difference between Nigeria and the next highest ranked team in group B of the African Nations Cup is 10, with the least ranked 33, but no team here is a push over says Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun.

Nigeria returns to the continent’s biggest football showpiece after missing out on two editions, but the Eagles who are three-times winners are one of the favorites in Egypt.

 


Regardless, Balogun who is making his first appearance in the competition believes, no team is a pushover.

 

The 30 year-old address expectations of fans especially with the luck of draw for the Super Eagles.

 

H/T Brighton and Hove Albion, “Some people will look at our group and think it will be easy, but there’s no such games at tournaments like this one.”

 

On June 22, Nigeria will play their first game against Burundi at the Alexandria Stadium.

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