The Flying Eagles of Nigeria have started the U-20 FIFA World Cup on a winning note, but they will face a tougher test when they take on Italy on Wednesday. However, midfielder Jude Sunday has assured Nigerians that the young Nigerian side will do their country proud.
After defeating the Dominican Republic in their opening game of Group D, the Flying Eagles will now face Italy, who caused a major upset by defeating tournament favorites Brazil 3-2. Despite this, Sunday remains confident that he and his teammates will put in a strong performance.
In the victory against the Dominican Republic, Sunday was a key player for Ladan Bosso’s team, although he was disappointed not to score. However, he remains optimistic that he will be able to contribute to the team’s success against Italy.
Speaking to Soccernet.ng, Sunday said, “I will put in my best and I promise Nigerians that we are going to make them proud in the next game and we are going to win by God’s grace. I will try and put in my best again.”
Wednesday’s game against Italy is crucial for the Flying Eagles’ hopes of progressing in the tournament. However, with Sunday and the rest of the team in good spirits, Nigerian fans can look forward to an exciting game.