The Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr, says he is ready to lead the team to a respectable place as he cant wait for the Russia 2018 World Cup games.
Rohr will handle the national team for the first time at the World Cup after qualifying the Super eagles for the mundial in a tough group which had the superpowers of African football, Cameroon, Algeria and onetime African champions, Zambia
“Yes, I’m impatient and a little excited too, we’re proud to have been the first Africans to qualify for the World Cup,” the German stated.
“Now we have to make a good result at this World Cup.
“We have some hope of a good result in our first match against Croatia.”
The Super Eagles are drawn in Group D with Croatia, Iceland and Argentina.
The three-time African champions will face Croatia in their first group game at the Kaliningrad Stadium on June 16.
Their second game is against Iceland at the Volgograd Arena on June 22, while they will take on Argentina in their last group game on June 26 at the Krestovsky Stadium, St Petersburg.