By Kate Obodo
Ex- International Benedict Iroha has added his voice to the already vociferous atmosphere on whether the Eagles deserveÂ to be in the forthcoming World Cup in South Africa.
The formerÂ Eagles defender told Sunday VanguardÂ that the Eagles deserve to be at the World Cup, despite the uninspired and unimpressiveÂ performance of the team.Â He assured that the players will liftÂ their game when they qualify for the World Cup. â€œUndoubtedly, to be in theÂ the World Cup is never easy if you ask me. There are so many countriesÂ fighting hard to be in the competition.Â Our own case is not a new thing.
â€œI believe when theyÂ qualify, there will be anÂ adjustment in their game. Remember the game againstÂ France you could see how the players lifted their game and defeated them. So in this case, I know there will be aÂ transformation when theyÂ qualify,â€Iroha assured.
However,Â he described the World Cup qualifier against Mamba of Mozambique as difficult.Â Adding that football has changed globally because there are no longer minnows in world football