Nigeria Football Federation General-Secretary,
, believes that beating Iran in the opening game of the 2014 World Cup will set the tone for their pro gression at the world showpiece.
In a chat with Brilafm, Amadu reiterated the importance of getting a win against Iran saying the result will put the Eagles in a better position to progress.
â€œIt is critically important that we win our first game against Iran that will indicate to us whether we will move forward or not.â€ Amadu stated.
Nigeria are in Group F at the World Cup with Iran, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Argentina.
The Eagles face Iran in their opening match on June 16, then Bosnia-Herzegovina on June 21 and Argentina in the final group match on June 25.