Super Eagles defender Elderson Echiejile is
disappointed the team paid dearly for their
mistakes in their opening group game against
Croatia on Saturday at the 2018 FIFA World Cup,
Oghenekaro Etebo’s own goal and Luka Modric’s
spot kick gave Croatia a 2-0 win in the encounter.
“It was a tough game where our mistakes cost
us,” Echiejile said.
“We will try to correct them and hope we win our
next game to stand a chance of getting out of this
He also revealed that the team have put behind
them the defeat to Croatia.
“We can’t continue to dwell on the defeat we have
to move on and show we can overcome
Nigeria will face Iceland on Friday in their next