Super Eagles are ready to prove their Worth in Tomorrow’s Clash of Continental Titans.

'Champion Team of Africa.'
‘Champion Team of Africa.’

Ahead of tomorrow’s high- profile international friendly match between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and El Tricolores of Mexico at the Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas, United States of America, the African champions have said they are ready to ‘give a good account’ of their new status, being that the game will serve as a build up to the crucial World Cup qualifiers and the Confederation Cup later next month.

In preparation for the match said to kick- off at 2- o- clock, Nigerian time, the team arrived at the Houston International Airport at exactly 2:40pm (8:40pm Nigerian time) on Tuesday, after an 11- hour flight from Frankfurt, Germany.

They were received by Chairman of the NFF Media and Publicity Committee, Chief Emeka Inyama, and NFF’s FIFA Match Agent Mr. Jairo Pachon.

The delegation was from the airport driven to The WestinGalleria Hotel in West Alabama and immediately had lunch on arrival at their lodge. The team participated in an evening training session in order to shake off jet- lag, which they repeated on Wednesday evening, to ensure they got used to evening period of the match.

Brown Ideye has also joined the team and coach Stephen Keshi is rest assured his boys will not let Nigerians down in the match that has been tagged ‘Game of Continental Kings.’

“We are here to give a good account of ourselves as a team and also as the champion team of Africa. Definitely, we want to take a look at a couple of new players and see what they have to offer. But we take this match serious as it will prepare us for crucial encounters in the next few weeks,” Keshi told the media present at the Houston International Airport.

Mexico's Football Federation Logo.
Mexico’s Football Federation Logo.

The two continental champions will feature in this year’s Confederations Cup tournament in Brazil, but before then, Nigeria has two 2014 World Cup qualifiers away at Kenya and Namibia on June 5 and 12 respectively, to tend to.

Nigeria Football Federation.
Nigeria Football Federation.

CONCACAF champions Mexico, in Group A, will be up against host Brazil, nine- time World champions Italy, then Asian champions Japan at the Confederation Cup.

African champions Nigeria, in Group B, battles World and European champions Spain, South American champions Uruguay and Oceania champions Tahiti, who has made it to the Confederations Cup for the first time.

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