TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Nigeria national football coach Stephen Keshi said they are taking nothing for granted against Iran in the 2014 World Cup.
Nigeria is scheduled to Play Iran in Curitiba on June 16.
“The World Cup is the biggest stage of world football and we are expecting a serious competition from all the teams,” Keshi told Vanguard Sports.
“It is going to be one big test of character for all teams and my message to the boys, as I always is that they must be maintain their focus and not let down their guards when the going gets tough,” Nigeria coach added.
Nigeria has been drawn in Group F of the FIFA 2014 World Cup along with Iran, Argentina, and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Super Eagles coach said that Nigeria will not underestimate Iran in the group.
“Iran can be dangerous in the competitions. We must face them with the seriousness that we will face Argentina and Bosnia-Herzegovina with,” he added.
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