18 Players to Represent Nigeria During 12th African Games
Paul Aigbogun, Flying Eagles’ Head Coach, has released his final list of 18 players who will represent Nigeria at the 12th African Games holding in Rabat, Morocco. The team of 18 players and their officials will head to Lagos on Tuesday and then to Morocco on Wednesday morning.
Plateau United’s Ibrahim Abubakar will captain the team while Success Makanjuola, Chinonso Emeka, Peter Eletu, Collins Sor and Rabiu Mohammed, who were all in Poland, are making a return. The team will start their campaign in the football event on Friday against Burkina Faso in Rabat.
On their preparedness, team captain, Abubakar has this to say,
“We have been preparing hard at training and the coaches have also been talking to us and telling us about the importance of the competition. I know Nigerians want us to do well and we want to make sure we make them proud by doing all we can to go as far as we can at the Games.”
“This is a great opportunity for me and my teammates to make the nation proud and we are determined to do so,” Abubakar added.