Kanu Nwankwo charges Super Eagles to “Believe” against Iceland

Kanu Nwankwo charges Super Eagles to “Believe” against IcelandPhoto Credit: Getty Images

Former Nigeria forward, Kanu Nwankwo OON has identified the key ingredient the Super Eagles need to soar past Iceland on Friday, when the two clash in a crucial second group D match.

The former football star stressed the importance of “Belief” in the Nigerian locker room as they face off against on of the latest revelations in football.


Iceland emerged on the stage and in the limelight in 2016; taking Europe by the scruff of the neck, and have continued that rise at the World Cup in Russia.


A solid, well rounded defensive display against two times World Champs, Argentina in their opening game ended in 1-1 result; earning the debutants their first tournament point.


Nigeria weren’t as fortunate, losing with a thump to Croatia in the opening game of the group.


Speaking ahead of Friday’s game, the Atlanta 1996 Olympic hero said, ‘We have to believe. The first game was not good for us. We didn’t get the points we needed. Against Iceland, this is a very important game.


‘The spirit is high, the players are ready the FA and the entire Country is behind this tea,’ the Nigerian football legend told Brila.net

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