By Jerome Obuninta
Former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Joseph Dosu has said that the Home based Super Eagles team has what it takes to beat Ghana in the newly rejuvenated WAFU Cup tournament which comes up in September in Ghana.
Dosu told Sportstalkafrica.com that the rivalry between Nigeria and Ghana is not new, but that the Eagles can bring the black star to earth if adequate preparations are made.
“the Rivalry between the Eagles and Black stars has been there for a long time and the results has gone either ways, but I believe we have young talented players in the NPFL that are hungry to deliver and because of that hunger I believe they will defeat Ghana and other teams in the group if well prepared” he said.
“We know Ghana very well and so playing them is not new, all we need do is to go there and prove to them that we have a great League with good players.
“Our players should make sure they show the talents in them and justify their call ups to the National team and I am sure with hard work and grace of God we will get positive results” Dosu added.
The former Reggiana of Italy shot stopper also thanked the organizers for bringing the tournament back, saying it will help the home based players express themselves well in other to make it to the main Eagles.
“Am really glad this tournament is back, because it will give the home based players the chance to express themselves well, and such competitions will expose them a lot and open doors for them to make it to the main Super Eagles team” he concluded.
The Super Eagles are drawn to play Sierra Leone.
Group B will compete in Cape Coast. 2015 African champions Cote d’Ivoire headline the pool that also has Senegal, Burkina Faso and Benin Republic, with Liberia, Niger Republic, Togo and Cape Verde also involved.
Ghana Vs The Gambia
Nigeria Vs Sierra Leone
Mali Vs Mauritania
Guinea Vs Guinea Bissau
Senegal Vs Liberia
Burkina Faso Vs Niger Republic
Cote d’Ivoire Vs Togo
Benin Republic Vs Cape Verde