Corsica Executive Council President Gilles Simeoni has mused a frightening possibility in world football following Nigeria’s 1-1 draw against the Island nation on Friday.
Gilles Simeoni tipped Nigeria to win the FIFA World Cup – Political statement?
Quote in a Super Eagles tweet, Simeoni “predicted Nigeria would win the World Cup.”
Corsica Executive Council President Gilles Simeoni donned the Super Eagles jersey handed to him & predicted Nigeria would win the World Cup. pic.twitter.com/TFO55MjNpu
— Nigeria Super Eagles (@NGSuperEagles) May 27, 2017
Well, he wouldn’t be the first to appreciate the potential of the Super Eagles and particularly the emerging force they’re becoming in the hands of Gernot Rohr.
In March, bleacher report’s Sam Tighe rated Nigeria as the African team with the best chance to win the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
In his ranking of all the Countries in the qualifying race, Tighe put Nigeria in 20th spot.