Arsenal and Nigeria star Alex Iwobi has boasted that coach Gernot Rohr’s tutored side will beat Algeria when the two sides battle for three points in the 2018 World Cup qualifier to take place in Uyo next month.
‘Nigeria is a big football nation and we are mindful that we carry the expectations of the Nation on our shoulders. As individuals and as a team, we will always perform to the best of our abilities and will leave no stone unturned to ensure we qualify for the World Cup’ Iwobi told SportingLife. The Algerians play a free flow and technical style of football but i am confident we shall prepare sufficiently and will beat them’
‘We all struggled in the heat (in Ndola) , we trained in the sun in Nigria to acclimatize to the very hot conditions in Ngola. I had to track back to help the defense on a few occasions and this may have led to me slowing down in the second half. I am glad we held on and achieved a very good result which which we can build on.’