Abuja - Nasarawa United winger Yaro Bature was delighted to be
on the score sheet for Nigeria in their 2-0 victory against Burkina Faso in Saturday's 2016 African Nations Championship final
qualifying round, first leg match in Port Harcourt.
The former COD United youngster drew the curtain raiser for the Super Eagles
against the Les Etalons in the game played at the Matri came off the bench to
“The performance was pretty good, although we can still improve in the second
leg match in Ouagadougou,” the talented ace told News24.
“My maiden goal for the Super Eagles is worth a great deal to me. I was very
happy when the ball went in. I believe that the plan of God is gradually
manifesting in my life.
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“Special thanks to the coaches, my team mates and the fans for being there for
me at all times,” he added.
Meanwhile the home-based team will depart for Burkina Faso on Thursday for a return leg 2016 CHAN qualifier.
Nigeria defeated Les Etalons 2-0 on Saturday in Port Harcourt and the overall winners of this fixture will qualify
for next year's CHAN in Rwanda.
A squad of 18 players will be named for the trip to Ouagadougou.