Nigeria’s fiery spirit burns bright at the 2023 AFCON, with Fulham star Alex Iwobi sending a message that echoes the nation’s popular slogan, “No go gree for anybody,” ahead of the final group stage game with Guinea-Bissau.
The midfielder has issued a stern warning to the Super Eagles’ opponents at the ongoing 2023 AFCON, stating that the Nigerian team is “afraid of no one.”
The statement comes after the Eagles secured a narrow victory over their bitter rivals, Ivory Coast, in their second Group A game, Footballrover reports.
Iwobi’s comments were made in an interview following the game, in which he revealed that the team’s changed formation played a key role in their success.
He emphasised the importance of team defence, highlighting everyone’s contribution, from Victor to the goalkeeper.
Looking ahead to the final Group A tie against Guinea-Bissau on Monday, Iwobi emphasised a focus on the next game while acknowledging the team’s belief in their potential.
He concluded by expressing a need to wait and see how things unfold, adding that the Eagles will treat every team with respect.
“We are afraid of no one, but we treat every team with respect,” the Fulham star said.
The team has shown great resilience and fighting spirit so far in the tournament, and they will be looking to build on their momentum against Guinea-Bissau.
Can the Super Eagles continue their fearless flight? Tune in as they take on Guinea-Bissau in their final Group A showdown!