Former Green Eagles midfielder Henry Nwosu believes the Super Eagles have the wherewithal to do well at the 2014 Fifa World Cup despite the absence of forwards Ikechukwu Uche and Chinedu Obasi.
The two were excluded from coach Stephen Keshi’s 30-man provisional World Cup released on Tuesday evening.
In a chat with Goal, Nwosu who is Gateway United’s head coach is confident that players invited by the ‘Big Boss’ will defy all odds to make the nation proud.
“We have a very good squad and with this, we are sure of doing well at the World Cup because we have our star players there,” Nwosu told Goal.
“It is now left for those whose inclusion has steered controversy to prove their worth before the world.
“The absence of the likes of Uche and Ideye [Brown] will definitely not be a minus as long as those invited prove their mettle. But if the reverse is the case, then people would naturally feel their absence.
“Obasi wouldn’t have made any difference if invited because he is just returning from injury. I know him too well and he is a good and determined player but unfortunately he is not in his best form.”