Nigeria forward, Nnamdi Oduamadi has dismissed suggestions that describe Group F of the 2014 World Cup which pits Nigeria alongside two time champions Argentina, Bosnia and Iran as an ‘easy group’.
In an interview with Supersport.com, the Italy based striker said he followed the World Cup draw and felt uncomfortable throughout the exercise.
“I was nervous from the beginning to the end,” he said.
What he made of Nigeria’s Group F opponents? Amadi was full of respect for the other teams.
“I have heard people say it’s an easy group but it makes me laugh,” he started, adding, “Argentina have won the World Cup twice before and with (Lionel) Messi, they can do impossible things. They also have other great players like (Sergio) Aguero, (Javier) Mascherano and (Angel) di Maria.”
Oduamadi does not think less of Bosnia and Iran either. Said he, “Iran and Bosnia-Herzegovina are also very strong teams that can hurt us if we do not show them respect. Small teams no longer exist in the modern day game and for those countries to have qualified, it means means that they have something to offer.”
On how far the Super Eagles can go in Brazil next year, Oduamadi said the team must take one game at a time. “We will approach things game by game and see where it takes us.”