Kenneth Omeruo Lavishes Praise On Chicharito

Published: March 05, 2014
Kenneth Omeruo Lavishes Praise On ChicharitoThe Nigeria squad led by manager Stephen Keshi had a feel of the turf of the Georgia Dome Stadium on Tuesday.

The Super Eagles are drawn in the same World Cup group as Argentina, Bosnia Herzegovina and Iran.

Middlesbrough defender Kenneth Omeruo believes the contest against Mexico is a good test for Nigeria before the showdown with Argentina, two - time world champions, in Brazil.

“It’s definitely a good game. I believe that both teams will be happy, because playing with us will help us both towards the World Cup.

“It’ll be a good game and hope to win, we know that Mexico has great players playing very well and will not be easy this match against Mexico,” Kenneth Omeruo said after practice on Tuesday.

While admitting that Manchester United’s Javier Hernandez is the most dangerous player in the Mexico National Team, Kenneth Omeruo has also praised the qualities of the Nigeria selection.

“I think (Chicharito) is a good player, with great quality and I think he is the hope of Mexico.

One of our main points is the determination we have from start to finish, that characterizes us,” the central defender said.

Javier Hernandez and Oribe Peralta Morones will start in attack for the CONCACAF champions .

Experienced Club Leon skipper Rafa Marquez will protect Guillermo Ochoa in goal alongside Hector Moreno (Espanyol), Diego Reyes (Porto), Paul Aguilar (America) and Andrés Guardado of Bayer Leverkusen.

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