WAFU finals: NNL official predicts victory for Nigeria

Mr Lawrence Katken, Nigeria National League (NNL) official, on Saturday, predicted victory for home-based Super Eagles over their Ghanaian counterparts in the West African Football Union (WAFU) finals on Sept. 24.

Katken made the prediction in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja while speaking on Nigeria’s expectations on the final match.

He said that Nigeria’s performance at the ongoing West African football Union (WAFU) tournament was a pointer to their lifting the trophy.

The NNL official, who expressed optimism in the ability of the CHAN Eagles to defeat Ghana, said bringing the cup home was non-negotiable.

“Nigeria has beaten Ghana in their last group matches, not just beating but with comfortable 2-0.

“Unless the boys either lose focus or are over confident, they have everything and reason to beat Ghana,” he said.

Katken urged the team to repeat their feat over Ghana to validate their superiority in West African football.

Nigerian home-based super Eagles would slug it with Ghana in the WAFU finals in Cape Coast on Sunday, Sept. 24.

The host Ghana defeated Niger Republic 2-0 to scale through to finals, while Nigeria beat Benin 1-0 in the semifinals.


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