Solomon Dalung, Minister of Youths and Sports on Tuesday said the Super Eagles are very ready for the 2018 World Cup.
Dalung told newsmen in Abuja that the team will do well in Russia because they were in good spirit.
“There is no cause for alarm. From my monitoring of the technical team, the team is intact, in height spirit, prepared to go.
“The team has trained effectively to deliver on its commitment. All we need to do is to pray for them,’’ Dalung said.
According to him, the team is full of surprises, and the team style of play is like shuffling of cards, the more you see the less you understand.
“The way the team introduces the friendly brought their dominants to bear and even defeated Argentina, in the terminal days friendly.
“The Eagles play what I consider as a match of cushion to preserve and protect their energy and themselves for the final which is the world cup.
“Considering the fact that most of the players are young and are featuring in the world cup for the first time, I believe they have lots of potentials,” he said.
It was also Recall that Nigeria’sSuper Eagles have been rated as “team with the best travelling uniform” in Russia by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), few days to the commencement of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
The rating comes days after a world fashion magazine GQ rated Nigerian Super Eagles jersey as the best for the 2018 World Cup.
The Nigeria national team, the Super Eagles, arrived in Russia this morning for the World Cup.
The Eagles departed from Austria earlier on Thursday with native attires as they chose to be different from the other 31 teams who were mostly cladded in suits on arrival.
The Super Eagles’ first match in Russia is against Croatia on Saturday, before other group games against Iceland and Argentina.