World Cup: Tambuwal charges Super Eagles to go for victory against Iran




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ABUJA – House Representatives, Hon. Aminu Tambuwal, Sunday charged Super Eagles to ensure victory their opening 2014 FIFA World Cup against Iran.

A issued by ’s Special Adviser and Affairs, Imam Imam, said Tambuwal urged players to draw inspiration from Nigeria’s representatives at 1994 World Cup.

“The 1994 team made a huge of intent when they defeated Bulgaria 3-0 their opening encounter, before putting commendable performances their subsequent matches,” he said.

The said the present Super Eagles team could suceed because the players have the spirit, drive and determination to surpass the achievement of 1994.

“So, we can show the world how we are by spanking the Iranians,’’ Tambuwal was quoted as sayng.

The said Tambuwal assured the team of the total support of 170 million and expressed confidence that the African champions would not let Africa down.

The Super Eagles will start their campaign at the in Brazil Monday against Iran from 8 p.m. Nigerian time.

They will square against debutants Bosnia-Herzegovina in their second Group F on June 21, before facing Argentina in their last Group F on June 25.

The 20th edition of the World Cup finals, holding in Brazil, started on June 12 and will end on July 13.(NAN)