Super Eagles Manager, Gernot Rohr has expressed confidence that Nigeria will not lose its opening game against Croatia at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Speaking after the teams 2-1 loss to England in a friendly match played recently at Wembley Stadium, Rohr noted that Croatia, a one-time semi-finalist at the World Cup are beatable.
The Super Eagles Manager explained; “We are very conscious that It is important that we take our first game 100% serious and secure the maximum three points. We have our game plan for each match and we will stick to it and take the group games as it comes.”
The three-time African champions have lost twice in their last three warm-up matches.
Meanwhile, Croatia were beaten 2-1 by Brazil at the Anfied stadium last Sunday afternoon in a friendly.