Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi says the team will not disappoint the country in the 2014 World Cup, kickoffnigeria.com reports.

The competition starts on Thursday and Nigeria will face Argentina, Bosnia and Iran in Group F. The team open their campaign in the tournament against Iran on June 16.

The Eagles failed to win any of their warm-up games, having drawn against Scotland and Greece, and suffered a 2-1 defeat at the hands of the United States.

Many Nigerians fear the team could be sent packing from the group stages of the tournament.

The Eagles, who reached the second round at USA ?94 and France ?98, exited Korea/Japan 2002 and South Africa 2010 in the first round.

Keshi however insists that the results from the friendlies are not a true reflection of the strength of the team, saying the team will not disappoint.

The former Nigeria captain stated that the friendlies were meant to serve as rehearsals for the team, adding that the team were ready to do serious business in Brazil.

?We are in Brazil for serious business,? Keshi said.

?Friendlies are meant to serve as rehearsals; they are different from competitive matches.

?This is not an excuse for our performance in the matches, but seriously speaking, the results do not mean anything to me, evaluate us in the World Cup.?

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