Underrate Us at Your Own Peril we are here for Payback- Ethiopian Star Player Warns Eagles.

Must Read

Imo Verdict: PDP Announces Date For Protest

The Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) has announced the date for its peaceful and non-violent protest against the Supreme Court ruling...

Chelsea Defeated By Newcastle At St James Park

Chelsea was defeated by a lone goal during the Premier League late kick-off against Newcastle at the St James...

Anthony Joshua Prostrates Before President Buhari (Video)

A video circulating online shows the moment British Boxer, Anthony Joshua officially met with President Muhammadu Buhari in London on...

Only God Can Stop APC From Producing Anambra’s Next Governor: APC Chieftain

Anambra State Chairman of the All Progressive Congress APC, Chief Basil Ejidike, has declared that only God can stop...

Anthony Joshua Arrives Nigeria; Meets Buhari (Photos)

Unified heavyweights champion, Anthony Joshua has arrived Nigeria where he is expected to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari, having...
Omaku Cephas
Cephas is a Content Strategist who loves to write about travels and sports. He's a proud supporter of local publishers and wants to see them get more creative with genuine content. He's keen on rekindling your passion for anything sports and travels.

Super Eagles will have themselves to blame if they underrate their Ethiopian counterparts, come October 13 when both nations battle for one of the five slots up for grab for the 2014 Brazil World Cup, says ‘Walya Antelopes’s’ top striker.

Getaneh Kebede, who plies his trade with South African Premier Soccer League (PSL) side Bidvest Wits, has sounded a note of warning to the Eagles.

In a chart with supersport.com, the 21-year-old striker revealed Ethiopia is on the brink of making history and will not allow Nigeria destroy their chances.

“Most pundits might have given the game to Nigeria but it will be to their own detriment if they underrate us. It will be a tough game but we are determined to create history by doing what no one expects,” Kebede told supersport.com.

“We are just two games away from the World Cup and we will give it our all to try and make our dreams come true.”

The striker, who missed Ethiopia’s final match of the World Cup qualifiers preliminary round due to injury, remains upbeat ahead of the crucial tie saying:

“I felt so bad when I missed the match against CAR but I was proud of my teammates who played their hearts out. It has been a long journey for us and sometimes it feels like a dream. I am fully recovered and fit once again and my thoughts are on our next match against Nigeria.

Getaneh Kebede.
Getaneh Kebede.

“We all know they are African champions and the last time we played against them in the 2013 Afcon they beat us and that is what we want to pay back to them.

“The team spirit in the Walya squad is amazing and everyone believes we can make it if we give 100% and we are all determined to play our heart,” he added.

The former Debedit striker has scored four goals for the Bidvest Wits since signing for the PSL club. He has netted 7 times in his 19 international caps.

He is expected in Addis Ababa in the coming week to join the rest of the squad, who are residing at the InterContinental hotel as they prepare for the decisive match.

- Advertisement -

2 COMMENTS

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

More Articles Like This

- Advertisement -