World Cup: Holland win over Spain has inspired the Super Eagles – Mikel




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Eagles midfielder, John Obi Mikel has told FIFA.com stunning Dutch victory over Holland has shown anything is possible at this .

We know we’re African champions and people expect do well, represent African continent, Mikel told website.

’s a bit more extra pressure but ’s pressure we . We be African champions.

We’re doing well, we’re doing everything we can. We’re preparing well. The result Spain against the Netherlands shows anything is possible so we have make sure we approach seriously and play well.

This is ’s fifth appearance at a , with the Eagles having qualified five times out of the last six tournaments, though they have had a poor record the competition of , and have taken only two points from their last six the finals.

However, Mikel believes that the will also draw inspiration from the feat they achieved at the African Cup of held in South Africa last year.