ByÂ Kate Obodo
Former Super EaglesÂ attacking midfielderÂ Mutiu Adepoju a.k.a â€œHead Masterâ€ is confident that the Super Eagles will leave Rades smiling, as they take on Tunisia in one of the groups 2010 World Cup qualifiers today.Â The Shooting Stars FC of Ibadan General Manager, like Adokie Amiesimaka believes anÂ attackingÂ formation coupled with a good defence will see theÂ Super Eagles leave Rades with the desired three points in the crucial to qualifier.
â€œThe players know that they can not afford to lose this match. They also know that Nigerians will not forgive them if the Super Eagles are not in South Africa next year, so they only have one option and that is to play as if their lives depend on the match. â€œAgainst Kenya, we saw a team that was hungry but we have to raise the bar in Rades because if we play the Tunisians the way we played in Abuja, there will be trouble. The north Africans are a better side than the Harambee Stars and we need to approach this match differentlyâ€.
â€œIt is not going to a easy game. We shouldÂ not justÂ attack and attack, there is the need to defend as well if we must win . Another important point is that our ability to win in Rades also depends on how we utilize our chances.
â€œTunisians are tough so we should expect some form ofÂ Â difficulty but if our players can really go all outÂ and win, it will definitely help matters in our qualification. It is a knownÂ fact the Tunisians would come out in full attacking formation. It is a matchÂ we can win andÂ any thing can happen, we have what it takes to win the match,,â€ he said.