Nigeria Vs. Scotland: UK fans impressed by pattern of play

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Nigerians in the UK and other supporters of the
Super Eagles have expressed satisfaction with the
team’s readiness for next month’s World Cup in
They expressed the views after the Super Eagles
drew 2-2 with Scotland in an intentional friendly
match in London.
The supporters, who turned out en mass, trekked
for about a kilometre from the underground station
to the Craven cottage ground of Fulham Stadium,
singing and applauding the world cup bound team.
Some of those who spoke to the Europe
Correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria
(NAN), were unanimous in their commendation for
the team, which they described as “a reformed
They, however, called on the Eagles’ handlers to
organise more training and strengthen their tactics,
to enable the team to emerged victorious in its
Mr Chinedu Mba, a spectator, said: ” I am
impressed by the boys; they played well but need
to do more.”
Also Mr Ojo Aderemi said: ” Scotland almost
dominated the match but when international based
players like Osaze Odemwingi and Victor
Moses joined the game in the second half, they
changed the rhythm dramatically. ”
Similarly, Dr Rose Anya said “the selection of
players was in order; you can not field key players
and risk them being injured; this is just a friendly
match; Nigeria is World Cup bound but Scotland is
Others who also voiced their opinion, said that
with the current pattern and their form, the Super
Eagles would gradually return to its past glory.
The match was part of their build-up to the
June tournament in Brazil (NAN)

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