Ogenyi Onazi speaks on the reported rift between him and Mikel in the Super Eagles, creates big statement ahead of the World Cup in Russia
– Ogenyi Onazi has rubbished the reports of a rift between him and John Obi Mikel
– He stated clearly in a video that people only wanted to use the discussion to distract the Super Eagles
– The 25-year-old added that Nigeria will lift the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia
Nigeria international Ogenyi Onazi has reacted to the news going round that there is a tussle for leadership between him and captain of the Super Eagles John Obi Mikel.
There have been news that Ogenyi Onazi and Mikel Obi are no longer in talking terms in the camp after the Super Eagles’ defeat against Czech Republic in their last pre World Cup preparatory game.
It was also disseminated by many media houses that Ogenyi Onazi has formed his own camp in the Super Eagles and no longer listening to instructions from Mikel Obi.
But in a video posted by the NFF media department, the relationship between Mikel Obi and Onazi looks superb as the 25-year-old Trabzonspor midfielder denied the rift.
Onazi also explained jokingly while talking with Mikel Obi that the Super Eagles will win the 2018 World Cup title in Russia.
Nigeria are in Group D where they will face Argentina, Croatia and Iceland for a place in the knock out stage of the Russia 2018 World Cup.
Earlier, had reported how Nigeria wrapped up their preparations towards the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia against Czech Republic on a losing note.
Tomas Kalas’ first half goal ensured the Super Eagles lost their second straight game in their build up ahead of their trip to Russia.
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