Croatia mentor, Zlatko Dalic has uncovered that the Super Eagles of Nigeria isn’t a run of the mill African national group because of the nearness of Chinese Tianjin TEDA based midfielder, John Mikel Obi.
Dalic trusts that their opening diversion against the three times African champion at the 2018 World Cup is the most imperative match for them in Group D.
“Nigeria isn’t an average African national group, they have Mikel as a commander and a youthful, effective player,” as per Sportske Novosti .
“They are quick, deft, won’t be simple, yet in the event that we intend to experience we need to beat them.”
Dalic was designated Croatia mentor following the sacking of Ante Cacic in front of their crunch World Cup qualifier against Ukraine in October.
At the point when informed that accepting Croatia or Nigeria complete second in Group D, there is an enormous likelihood that they will confront one of the pre-competition top picks as France in the round of sixteen, he stated, “I said as of now, it is difficult, however it could be harder. Nonetheless, I say that the need is to go to the second round, the knockout rivalry. In the event that we don’t get it, it would be a disappointment,” said the 51-year-old mentor.