Vanguard (Lagos)

Nigeria: Prove Your Worth - Ikpeba Tasks Eagles

Former Super Eagles striker, Victor Ikpeba has advised Super Eagles players not to be distracted and forge ahead with their preparations for the forthcoming Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa.

Ikpeba who was the butt of attack from Nigeria international, Osaze Odemwinge after he was not listed by coach Stephen Keshi for the Faro camp said the Eagles should see the Afcon tournament as an opportunity to prove doubters wrong.

"Instead, they should go out there and prove once again that we are the true giant of African football, irrespective of who is selected or not."

Ikpeba said he had never joined issues with the aggrieved West Brom player whose attitude he described as unfortunate. The former international fondly called the Prince of Monaco in his active days disclaimed a Twitter account which he said was opened in his name, with his picture.

He disclosed that the faceless operators of the account had been using it to exchange correspondences with Osaze. "I make bold to state categorically here that I don't have a Tweeter account neither have I exchanged words with anybody on the social network site."

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