Group D of the 2018 FIFA world cup has always been said to be a group of death. Just this afternoon, we had a taste of a group of death really is. Argentina started with the zest and power of super powers to attempt crushing Iceland, but no, the Europeans rose to the occasion; soaked the pressure with almost ten men behind the ball and set the tone for a thrilling group D.
The games in the world cup so far has shown that the senior FIFA men’s world cup is not for the “chicken-hearted,” but that of brave men.
Gernot Rohr and his boys must fly high tonight as they battle Croatia in what is a final before the final in group D. Tonight, they need to show the world that they have the wings of Africa. Kaliningrad is waiting the feel the “power of Naija.” There is no hiding place, the die is cast. This is the show of African power, pace and skill with the European brand of fluidity and “don’t touch me” style.
The Eagles must beat Croatia, top the group and never go down. Impossibility is nothing for a soaring Eaglesl who is not just any eagle, but a “Super Eagle.” With the eyes of an Eagle, Gernot Rohr must have spied on these teams and set his warriors in motion to cause “wahala.”
Choke the Croatian midfield, neutralize those beautiful attacks and hit them on a counter. In this world cup, a goal is worth 5 goals elsewhere. No need to look behind. It is time to get back the fans, show them the last three friendlies were flukes. This is the world cup where the best of the best converge.
Soar Eagles! High above group D! Take down Croatia-tonight.
By Bethel Kalu