Odion Ighalo

Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo has stated that the John Mikel Obi led team will not disappoint Nigerians at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

The Changchun Yatai attacker stated that the Eagles have been working tirelessly and in unity to live up to the expectation of many Nigerians.

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Ighalo, however, admitted that the team is drawn against tough group opponents but they remain confident.

“We know what is at stake and we won’t disappoint, that’s just all I can say,” Ighalo told CSN.

“The group is tough but we know what we must do to advance without pressure.”

The Eagles will hold their final training session in Essentuki on Wednesday before departing for Kaliningrad on Thursday for their opening game on Saturday.

Nigeria is in Group D of the 2018 World Cup alongside, Croatia, Iceland and Argentina.