Brazil 2014: Nigeria could just win the World Cup – Mikel Obi

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Midfielder Mikel Obi has expressed his confidence on the Super Eagles, noting the team — who has failed win a game since they booked their ticket for the – can punch above their weight at the 2014 Fifa World Cup finals in Brazil.

Obi told Fifa TV that Nigeria is a team full of surprises and they could just pull one in Brazil.

“Hopefully, we can see an African team getting to the semifinals or the of this World Cup. It may take time.

“Yeah, Nigeria could just win the World Cup because in , anything can happen,” Mikel told Fifa TV.

On an African side winning the World Cup, “It can happen. It can happen. We have a good team; Ghana has a great team. Ivory Coast has a great, amazing team. Vincent Enyeama said when he spoke Fifa TV.

believe an African team can win the World Cup. It can happen.

“I don’t believe in negativity. I am a very positive person so I believe it can happen in Brazil,” Enyeama added.

Nigeria will face Iran, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Argentina in the preliminary round of the 2014 Fifa World Cup.