France and Nigeria are squaring off in the “Round of 16″ on Monday. For Nigeria they face a high-powered office in France, but they won’t let themselves be intimidated.
“We’ve just played against the best forward in the world, so we’re ready to measure ourselves against anybody,” said Joseph Yobo, via FIFA. “I don’t see what we should be afraid of. I believe in this team, and I think we can do it.”
“I’ve played in this side for many years, so I’ve been able to see it evolve,” Yobo added.. “We won the Africa Cup of Nations, booked our place in the World Cup without any trouble and now we’ve qualified for the second round. It’s not often that I’ve experienced so many pieces of good news in a row. That shows you we’re improving. This team is young, but it’s growing fast and learning quickly. We’re taking confidence from our campaign so that it can help us in our next match.”
Yobo is referring to their Group Stage finale against Argentina and superstar Lionel Messi. A tough game they were in though, losing by just a goal.
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Date: Monday, June 30
Time: 12:00 p.m. ET/ (UK – 5:00 p.m. BST)
Venue: Estadio Nacional
Location: Brasilia, Brazil
TV Info: ESPN, BBC (UK), Univision (Spanish)
Radio Info: Sirius XM FC, BBC Radio 5 Live (UK)
Live Stream: Watch ESPN / BBC iPlayer (UK) / Univision Deporte en Vivo (Spanish)