Friday, 10 July 2015

Siasia confident despite tough All Africa Games Draw

Coach of the U-23 National Team, Samson Siasia has assured Nigerians that his team will perform well despite the oppositions they have been pitched against in the All Africa Games.

Following Thursday's draw held at the CAF headquarters in Egypt which saw the Dream Team drawn in Group B with Ghana, Senegal and Egypt, Siasia, is confident ahead o the ties.

The U-23 boys are currently in Port Harcourt preparing for next weekend's African U-23 Championship final round, first leg qualifier against Congo, expressed surprise that the strongest teams in the tournament, pedigree -wise, ended up in the same pool.

"I can tell you for free that this group B is a tough one, for all the countries in this group can qualify for the semi finals. All I can say for now is that we are not afraid of any of them, and will know what to do when we get to that bridge."

Coach Siasia added that for now, all his concentration is on the African U-23 Championship qualifying fixture home and away to Congo, as that is of immediate importance.

Meanwhile, the Dream Team will on Friday play a friendly game against Nigeria Nation-Wide League club, Go Round FC in Port Harcourt. The encounter kicks off at 4pm.


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