Brazil 2014: Enyeama attributes Eagles’ poor outing agaainst Iran to absence of Supporters Club (

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SAO PAULO – Goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama on Thursday attributed the Super Eagles’ poor performance against Iran the absence inspiration by the Nigeria Club (NFSC) on Monday in .

The NFSC did not arrive early enough be part the stadium crowd at Curitiba when the Eagles drew goalless with Iran.

The Nigeria/Iran match a Group F opening game for both sides.

Enyeama, in an interview with NAN in São Paulo, lamented that the Eagles missed the drumming, singing and blowing trumpets by members the club.

He said the made the whole stadium seem like an empty and void space many of the Eagles .

“We were at a loss because we could not hear their usual drumming, singing and trumpeting which usually are our tonic for better and performance.

“Their support always gave us the zeal, because their presence do not only intimidate our opponents, also gives us the courage that the whole Nigerians are behind us,” Enyeama said.

NAN reports that security operatives had prevented members of the club from bringing into the stadium their drums.

Many of the club’ members were also denied entry into the stadium for wearing Globacom-branded attire.

Nigeria will on , June 21 meet Bosnia-Herzegovina in their second match in Group F of the competition and will meet Argentina on June 25 in their last group match.

The Eagles had on June 16 drawn goalless with Iran in their first round group match, making a must for the Eagles to win their next group matches.(NAN)