Super Eagles players have given their reactions to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Draw earlier conducted at the Kremlin Palace in Moscow on Friday evening.
The draw pitched Nigeria against old foes Argentina, Croatia and tournament debutants Iceland in Group D prompting some players to have their say on it.
Players like Leon Balogun, Elderson Echiejile, Henry Onyekuru and John Ogu all took to the social media to give their reactions to the draw.
Leon Balogun via Twitter said: “Wow, what a draw! This group is a challenge, an honor, an opportunity… it’s fire!!! World Cup baby. ”
Wow – what a draw! This group is a challenge, an honor, a chance, an opportunity…it’s fire!!!! World Cup baby 🔥🇳🇬🦅✊🏽#WorldCup2018 #UpUpNigeria #SoarEagles #OneTeamOneDream #RussiaWeDeyComeOoo pic.twitter.com/6DUET66okJ
— Leon Balogun (@LeonBalogun) December 1, 2017
On his part, left-back Echiejile also said via Twitter: “Excited about our group. The journey wouldn’t be without challenges but with hardwork, preparation and focus we will do our thing. ”
— Elderson Echiejile (@EldersonEch) December 1, 2017
Henry Onyekuru said on Twitter that: “Very excited for the World Cup! C’mon Super Eagles.”
Very Excited for the World Cup! C’mon Super Eagles 🇳🇬 🦅
— Henry Onyekuru (@henryconyekuru) December 1, 2017
John Ogu also stated via Twitter: “If you want to be the Best, you have to Beat the Best. ”
The Super Eagles of Nigeria will take on Croatia in their first game before facing debutants Iceland. The game with 2-time world champions and nemesis Argentina is their final group game in Group D at Russia 2018.