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Eagles braced for tough Burundi test, says Ighalo


Super Eagles forward, Odion Ighalo

Super Eagles forward, Odion Ighalo believes the game against Burundi today will not be an easy ride for Nigeria despite the gap in ranking between both teams.

He sees Burundi as a technically organised team, who are attack minded and aggressive on the pitch.

The China-based striker says the Super Eagles would not be under pressure in the cracker, adding that the players are totally committed to doing well in the match.

Ighalo disclosed that the Eagles have watched their opponent’s tapes  and have the basic information about the Burundians.

“After watching Burundi’s past matches on tape, I discovered that the team is highly attack minded and aggressive. They will not be easy for us to beat, but we have worked hard to ne ready for anything they will throw at us,” he said.

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