Ahead of their crucial clash against the Starlets of Ghana on Saturday, the Golden Eaglets’ coach Manu Garba has shown confidence in his team, stating that his wards are fully prepared and will give the game their very best.
52-year-old Garba claims he knows a lot about their foe Ghana while stating categorically that Nigeria will go all the way to pick the ticket to represent the zone at the 2019 Nations Cup in Tanzania.
“We have come this far and won’t look back. I know so much about Ghana I’m confident we can beat them come Saturday,” the gaffer told AOIFootball.
The Nigeria U-17 boys, who piped hosts Niger Republic 2-1 to advance to the final, will battle it out with their traditional rivalry at the Stade General Seyni Kountche Stadium on Saturday.
Should they win, they will link up with already qualified nations; Cameroon, Uganda, Angola, Morocco and hosts Tanzania for the next phase of qualifiers for the World Cup which will come up by October 2019.