World Cup: Ex-3SC coach, ex-Flying Eagles player say Super Eagles will fly above others

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ILORIN – Former Coach of Stars Sports Club of Ibadan (3SC), and Abubakar Bukola Saraki (ABS FC) of Ilorin, Festus Allen, says with right attitude, mentality and good game plans, the will excel in Brazil.

Allen said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Ilorin.

He said he expected nothing but a victory against Iran on , adding that the Eagles squad was full of young promising talented players.

Allen expressed the belief that the younger stars were hungry for success but urged them to bring talented skills on the field of play.

The former City of David (COD) Coach maintained that the players work collectively and asked the experienced players in the team to carry along the young ones.

Jimoh Balogun, an Ex-flying Eagles of Nigeria, now one of the coaches at United Fc of Ilorin, said there was no reason the Eagles could not soar above other teams in the group because the team had the to do so.

Balogun, popularly known as Tyson in playing days, advised the Coach Stephen Keshi led crew to work on the team’s forward.

He prayed for an injury free tournament for the players and expressed confidence that the team would have a better outing than its previous finals.

Balogun described the ongoing world cup in Brazil as a tournament of surprises, adding that the Eagles not underrate the Iranians on .

He said because the Carlos Quieros led team qualified automatically for the world cup meant they not be taken lightly.(NAN)