Desailly backs Nigeria as surprise team

Legendary French midfielder Marcel Desailly has tipped to be one of the surprise teams at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

However, the former FC and AC Milan player has rued the absence of ’s rivals Ghana from next year’s World Cup which will be hosted by Russia.

Desailly, was born in Accra, Ghana, decided to play for France during his playing career and he enjoyed lot of with the European side.

The retired defender-cum-midfielder was part of the France team that won the 1998 FIFA World Cup, 2000 European , and FIFA Confederation Cup twice in 2001, and 2003.

”My native Ghana did not get into the final part. This is my wound. But other African teams are able to surprise. “Perhaps, the moment has come when team from Africa will finally reach the semifinals, Desailly told Express Russia.



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