U17 AFCON: We Have Mapped Out Strategy To Beat Nigeria – Angola Coach
By Niyi Busari
Angola U17 national team coach, Pedro Dos Santos has said that the coaching crew have studied the Golden Eaglets attack and are prepared to contain and shock the five-time world champions, BSNSports.com.ng reports.
The coach speaking ahead of the encounter see the game as an opportunity for them to pick world cup ticket and expressed optimism of beating Nigeria .
“This is a big opportunity for us because if we win this game we will have a good chance of going to the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil. The confidence and motivation level of my players has soared after beating Uganda in the opening match.
“We watched Nigeria against Tanzania, and they are a good team especially in attack. But we will map out a strategy to contain them and possibly win.
Also speaking, Afonso Binga Angolan defender, back his coach that they are in good shape and have prepared well to defeat Nigeria.
“We are confident of victory against Nigeria. They are a strong team but we are ready to take them on. We are not scared by the fact that they scored five past Tanzania, it happens in football. We are a different team and we have prepared well for this match
Angola will play Nigeria today in their second group A match in the ongoing U17 African Nations Cup in Angola today at 12:00 pm, the game is important for both sides as a win for either side guarantee a semi final and world cup tickets.