"He has come out today in front of a huge crowd and performed very well".
Speaking to The Guardian at the finals of the MRS Kids Cup Competition, as one of the special guests that included former global, Peter Rufai, Eguavoen hopes Eagles win the World Cup in Russian Federation but doubts the team's depth, let alone winning.
The 32-year-old said on ITV: "If you have the opportunity to play you can show what you do at club level, and I finished the season strongly so I am glad to be in the squad. After 10 minutes we got to grips with their shape and managed the game well".
His early goal was a positive start for the Three Lions and he helped organise England's defence and ensured they didn't capitulate after conceding after 47 minutes.
20' FREEKICK! Young (England) is clipped by Onazi and the home side have another free-kick in a good position. "Far more good situations than in recent games", he said. I think that's why we had some problems in the first half, I think the second half we corrected some mistakes and we played a lot better.
Nigeria did have one final sight of goal on the stroke of half time when Victor Moses worked space to shoot, but again it was straightforward for Pickford and England went into the break with a comfortable lead.
'But after that we dealt with it well.
The England coach picked a strong team and was rewarded with an impressive first-half performance and goals from Kane and Cahill.
"What that did mean is that there was a little lift in the game that we had to cope with and manage, and that was a decent exercise for us to adjust to that".
"So, we have to continue to play like this".
"Dele [Alli] and Jesse [Lingard] made unselfish runs".