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Nigeria has incredible, exciting talents, says Yaya Toure

Nigeria team (Back row L-R) Nigeria's midfielder John Obi Mikel, Nigeria's defender William Troost-Ekong, Nigeria's defender Leon Balogun, Nigeria's midfielder Victor Moses, Nigeria's midfielder Joel Obi and Nigeria's goalkeeper Francis Uzoho, (Front row L-R) Nigeria's striker Odion Ighalo, Nigeria's defender Shehu Abdullahi, Nigeria's midfielder Alex Iwobi, Nigeria's midfielder Ogenyi Onazi and Nigeria's defender Bryan Idowu line up for a pre-game photograph ahead of the International friendly football match between England and Nigeria at Wembley stadium in London on June 2, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Ian KINGTON

Former Ivory Coast midfielder, Yaya Toure, has said the current Nigeria squad has a bright future and can rule the continent again.

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Toure believed the emergence of new stars like Wilfred Ndidi, Victor Osimhen, Simon Moses will help the three-time African champions retain their place among the best countries in Africa.

“Nigeria has some interesting players coming through like Moses Simon, Victor Osimhen, Wilfred Ndidi, and many more. They have always been a force in Africa and the talents coming through will make them better in the future”. He said.

Toure concluded that African teams can dominate the world if proper structures are put in place to help the team achieve success.

Toure is regarded as one of the best midfield players of his generation, he played for and won titles with European clubs like Barcelona, Manchester City, and Olympiakos.

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He also won the African cup of Nations with the Elephants of Cote D’Ivore before his retirement from the National team.

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