Eric Bailly on the Olympics: “Brazil, Germany? We are not afraid of anyone ”

Eric Bailly is a major addition for the U23 team of Côte d’Ivoire for these Olympics

Retained in the U23 team of Côte d’Ivoire which is to compete in the Olympic Games, Eric Bailly is one of three players over 23 years old. With the experience capitalized in central defense, the “Elephant” could indeed help his cadets a lot. “We are working hard to be ready for the Olympics. We are determined a put up the flag of our country in Japan. We therefore ask for the support and prayers of Ivorians to achieve our goal ”, declares in Superspor.ci, the player of Red devils.

In Pool D with Saudi Arabia, Brazil and Germany, the Ivorians know that they will have to pull out their teeth to hope to qualify for the next round. Eric Bailly says. “We are in a very good pool with Brazil and Germany. They are great football nations. But, we are not afraid of anyone. The most important thing will be to facilitate our matches. In Tokyo, we will present a beautiful face of Ivory Coast ”, an accused the member of Man-U. “We will first seek to qualify for the 1st tour. Afterwards, we will take match by match to try to advance in the competition ”, he emphasizes.

The Ivory Coast enters into contention this Thursday against Saudi Arabia at 8:30 am GMT.

Jim CEESAY

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