The difference between Nigeria and the next highest ranked team in group B of the African Nations Cup is 10, with the least ranked 33, but no team here is a push over says Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun.
Nigeria returns to the continent’s biggest football showpiece after missing out on two editions, but the Eagles who are three-times winners are one of the favorites in Egypt.
Regardless, Balogun who is making his first appearance in the competition believes, no team is a pushover.
The 30 year-old address expectations of fans especially with the luck of draw for the Super Eagles
H/T Brighton and Hove Albion, “Some people will look at our group and think it will be easy, but there’s no such games at tournaments like this one.”
💬 “Some people will look at our group and think it will be easy, but there’s no such games at tournaments like this one.”
— Brighton & Hove Albion ⚽️ (@OfficialBHAFC) June 21, 2019
On June 22, Nigeria will play their first game against Burundi at the Alexandria Stadium.