Nigeria were beaten in their last friendly against England 2-1 and John Obi Mikel admitted that the Albion have got a great chance to win the whole World Cup because the squad is really strong.
The former Chelsea midfielder stayed on the pitch for the whole 90 minutes and he admitted that he was impressed by the performance of Gareth Southgate’s men – and they can go as far as possible in the tournament…
Mikel spoke about England’s chances as he said, according to RTE:
“I think they have a very good chance of going all the way because the youthfulness and energy in this team… you can feel it.”
“I think the pace in the team, you can feel it, and that is why we had some problems in the first half.”
“In the second half, we corrected some mistakes and played a lot better. I think the England team have a good chance.”