Former Tremendous Eagles winger Emmanuel Amuneke has recommended the Star Sixes Soccer Match initiative and hopes the Nigerian aspect wins the 'Legends World Cup' holding on the O2 Enviornment in London, Completesportsnigeria.com experiences.
Amuneke spoke with Completesportsnigeria.com on his ideas concerning the competitors and his expectations for Friday's recreation in opposition to Italy.
"The Star Sixes match is a welcome growth. That's the way in which issues ought to be carried out," the 1994 CAF African Footballer of the Yr award winner instructed Completesportsnigeria.com on Friday.
"In Europe and most elements of the world, now we have seen novelty matches, matches performed for the sake of charity, however this one is a incredible concept.
"I'm not a part of our group resulting from different commitments, however I want my mates and former colleagues luck within the competitors.
"I actually hope they will defeat Italy tonight. I don't find out about revenging our defeat to the Italians in USA '94 World Cup. Even when the Nigerian aspect wins, it won’t be the identical as the principle World Cup.
"However all the identical, I want them properly. The organizers have carried out a wonderful work by bringing collectively former stars which have featured prior to now World Cups," Amuneke concluded.
Amuneke scored Nigeria's objective within the Spherical of 16 defeat (2-1) to the Azzurri in 'USA 94. Roberto Baggio scored the Italians' two objectives.
Nigeria's recreation in opposition to Italy will kick off 9.15pm Nigerian time tonight.
Italy will parade gamers like Alessandro Del Piero, Fabrizio Ravanelli, Paulo Di Canio, Massimo Oddo, Stefano Fiore, Marco Delvecchio and Simone Barone.
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