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We Are Ready For Germany –Manu Garba

Posted: Jun 8, 2015 at 12:00 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

By Augustine Akhilomen  Lagos

Flying Eagles Head Coach, Manu Garba, says the team is looking forward to the second round match against Germany in the ongoing FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand.



Flying Eagles reached the knock-out stage after defeating Hungary 2-0 in its last group match on Sunday to place second with six points behind group leaders, Brazil that had nine points. Flying Eagles beat North Korea 4-0 in its second group match, though it lost 4-2 to Brazil in its group opener.

After the team qualified, Garba said that the team was ready to play Germany its round of 16 openent.

“If you want to be champions, you have to be ready for any team. So, we are prepared for Germany or any other team because we want to win this World Cup.

“Overall, it was a good game for us. We knew Hungary will try to use the wings and pull out their balls from there, but we stopped them from playing.” he said.

In other pairings, Brazil will play Uruguay, while Portugal takes on New Zealand, while Austria plays Uzbekistan. USA is pitied against Colombia’s while Serbia will play Hungary.  Ghana will play Mali, while Senegal faces Ukraine.