Okpotu eyes gold in CHAN 2020

Super eagles home based striker, Anthony Okpotu has said that will improve going forward, despite  their failure to lift the 2018 CAF African Nations Championship trophy,

The Lobi Stars striker said the Home-based Super Eagles will return home and work on the mistakes that saw them lose 4-0 to Morocco in the final.

Although the Eagles put up a spirited fight, the Atlas Lions made judicious use of their numerical advantage after Plateau United’s Moses Eneji was sent off early in the second half.

“It is quite unfortunate that we lost the final match. We did our but it was not good enough,” Okpotu said.

“However, we cannot continue to cry over what has come and gone. We have to move on.

“The next thing is for us to return to our clubs and work on the mistakes that cost us the victory.

“I think we have made remarkable progress. We won bronze and now it is silver so our next medal is going to be gold.

“This is possible so we have to keep improving. The NFF (Nigeria Football Federation) knows what to do to get the best out of the team.” He concluded


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Born July 13, 1965, Fred Edoreh hails from Umeh, Isoko South, Delta State. He attended St. John Primary School, Iselegu, Mater Dei Collage Ashaka, St. Patrick’s Grammar School, Asaba for HSC and graduated in English and Literary Studies at Bendel State University, Ekpoma.
He went into journalism in 1990 with Newbreed Magazine and later crossed over to television production with Ultimate Sports and Soccerworld on the Nigeria Televsion Authority.
He subsequently moved to pioneer Internet publishing in Nigeria with Nigeriasports.com and was later employed at Silverbird Television from where he moved as Editor of Weekend Sports at Naational Mirror Newspapers.
He currently publishes the online sports website www.sportstalkafrica.com besides and also runs a sports marketing outfit, Westcoast Works and Projects, managing and marketing live radio broadcast of the Nigeria Professional Football League.

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