Osimhen sure of victory in Sudan


Flying Eagles striker Victor Osimhen has told fcnaija.com they are ‘ready for battle’ against their Sudanese counterparts when they meet later today in an Africa U20 Cup of Nations qualifier.

The Nigerian U20 side are away in Omdurman as they face the Sudanese U20s in a first leg, final Africa U20 Cup of Nations qualifier with the overall winner progressing to the 2017 Africa U20 Cup of Nations in Zambia.

And speaking ahead of the game, the Wolfsburg-bound striker says it is a game they are prepared for.

“As a team we are psychologically prepared for them and we are ready for battle,” he told fcnaija.com.

“I haven’t seen much of them but I know we are well prepared for whatever they will bring.”

Speaking further, Osimhen posited that their expectation is a win and nothing short of it.

“We are looking for a victory and nothing short of it,” he stated.

The Nigerians defeated Burundi 3-1 on aggregate in the previous round as they progressed to the final round of qualifiers.