Gernot Rohr’s men ended their preparations for the 2018 World Cup on a losing note against Karel Jarolim’s charges in Austria and Nigerians took to social media to express their displeasure following the Super Eagles’ 1-0 loss to Czech Republic yesterday.
Tomas Kalas’s first-half effort dashed the hopes of heading to Russia on a winning note, and made it two successive losses for the Super Eagles after a 2-1 loss to England on Saturday.
The display of team at the Rudolf-Tonn-Stadion has seen fans express concern about the country’s chances in the global showpiece.
“Maybe FIFA should help us shift this World Cup to December, #Nigeria is not ready. This is embarrassing, writes Crypto_Hustler (@official_Bonex.
For former Nigeria striker, Jonathan Akpoborie, “It’s going to be a very cold summer for the Super Eagles in Russia if they continue on this path,” he said via (@akpoborie).
“Imagine Nigeria has not won any match since the launch of Super Eagles jersey. Abeg, we don’t want our jersey to be brighter than our performance, said Lucius (@Benedichelli).
“I have said it before and will continue to loud it ‘THERE IS NO CREATIVITY IN OUR MIDFIELD. All we have are heavy bodied defensive minded pipo, Prince Willo @godswill_egwu takes the team to the cleaners.
“Super Eagles can only put up surprises at the World Cup because based on their recent performances there’s nothing to write home about, a disappointed Tony Deko said dejectedly (@tonydeko).
A sad Rex Amah @AmahRex simply writes off the team, saying: “Sealed and dusted Super Eagles won’t play pass gronp stage”.
To Elnini Elborgatti, writing at @Raphael24613429 “Nigerians should just start consoling themselves now oh before the Super Eagles reach Russia oh.. cos na wiping them go receive oh for World Cup… Rubbish Super Eagles.”
Mr Smart brings a comical angle to the angst of Nigeria while writing @Smartnoys, he says, “Every woman would want to be wife or girlfriend to the Super Eagles because they have not beat any one in all their friendlies.”
“Super Eagles could’ve tell Nigerians earlier that’s how they’re gonna be playing so they’ll find a space for them in Nigerian League,” Erl_Car’xeeym mocked them @AlkazimGarba.