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World cup 2010- Super Eagles are not push overs- Kanu

Nigeria captain Nwankwo Kanu has warned Argentina not to write them off ahead of their opening World Cup match in Johannesburg.

The Portsmouth striker, whose side are in Group B for the finals alongside the South Americans, Greece and South Korea arrived in South Africa with the rest of his team-mates earlier this week as they begin final preparations.

Lars Lagerback’s men play their opening game against Diego Maradona’s side on June 12, but still have one final warm-up match before then – they face North Korea on Sunday.

The Super Eagles are yet to win in two outings under their new Swedish coach, but an unworried Kanu is not too fazed and has targeted an opening match upset at the finals.

Speaking in Durban where the team will be based for the June 11 to July 11 competition, he said: “The question is not how will we survive Argentina, but how will Argentina survive us?

“Nobody knows what will happen on that day but we have equal chances.

“We are prepared and ready’, says Kanu