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Etebo highlights the importance of Argentina friendly

Etebo highlights the importance of Argentina friendly

Super Eagle’s and CD Feirense midfielder Etebo Peter Oghenekaro has expressed the importance of today’s friendly match between the Super Eagle’s of Nigeria and the Argentine national team in Krasnodar, Russia.

Etebo who recently celebrated his 22nd birthday on the 9th of November has been an integral part of the Super Eagle’s fold.

“It is an important game because every team has to prepare for the World Cup, you wouldn’t want to go want to the World Cup and mess yourself.

“Argentina is also a big team, they have top players and we do too”.

Etebo also revealed that preparation for next year’s World Cup has started with today’s friendly match.

“If we want to play well in the World Cup, be a good team in the World Cup, the preparation starts from now”.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria finished top of their group with 14 points from 6 games, scoring 12 goals and conceding 4 goals .

Nigeria became the first African team to qualify to the FIFA World Cup scheduled for next year in Russia 2018 and would participate in their fifth World Cup appearance.

The International friendly kicks off at 7.30pm local time (5.30pm Nigerian Time)today at the Krasnodar stadium , Russia.

By: Olaleye Idowu

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