Cape Town - Nigeria national team, Stephen Keshi insists he was never worried about the Super Eagles’ chances of progressing to the knockout rounds of the 2014 African Nations Championship (Chan) in South Africa despite their slow start to the tournament, Supersport.com reports.
Nigeria were mediocre in their opening game - a 1-2 defeat to Mali on January 11 - but Keshi says he was certain his charges would bounce back later in the tournament.
“The boys did not play well in the first game because they were nervous. The stage fright they encountered made it difficult for them to express themselves,” Keshi said.
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