Former Super Eagles defender, Ifeanyi Udeze has hailed the instant impact of new Super Eagles debutant in yesterday’s victory over Argentina in Krasnodar.
The former West Bromwich Albion of England left-back, Udeze was full of praise for the new boys while speaking to brila.net’s Anthony Bekederemo earlier today.
Ifeanyi Udeze, 37, a former Super Eagles defender told brila.net that the team exhibited and played with confidence against their South American opponents.
Udeze commended the players for the victory, and urged them to remain steadfast as the country prepares for the 2018 World Cup.
“The players did well and also played well against Argentina in the encounter and should be commended. “Coming back from two goals down to win the match showed that the players have the confidence and zeal needed to go far in the upcoming 2018 FIFA Mundial,” Udeze told brila.net
The former player had singled out debutants, Tryonne Ebuehi, Francis Uzoho and Russian based Brian Oladapo Idowu for special praise, “Those new boys have given us something to cheer about”
Their presence in the team will beef up competition for places which is an essential thing for every team, says the former international.
The former PAOK Thessaloniki of Greece defender was a member of the 2002 FIFA World cup in Korea/Japan under the leadership of Chief Adegboye Onigbinde.