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Dream Team striker talks tough ahead return leg against Congo

23 July 2015, 18:12

Lagos - Osmanlispor FK striker Umar Aminu has insisted that the Dream Team VI will be unfazed by the antics of the away supporters in next weekend's African U23 Championship return leg clash against their Congolese counterparts in Point Noire after a 2-1 win last weekend.

After being two goals ahead in Port Harcourt, the Samson Siasia - led side failed to finish off the Central Africans after conceding a goal in the 67th minute, which leaves them with a mountain to climb in the return leg.

But Aminu, who was top scorer at the 2013 African Youth Championship, is confident that the Olympic Team will qualify for the African U23 Championship.

Also read: Siasia invites Sokari, four others for battle of Pointe Noire

''We stand a good chance of qualifying, why not? Playing away from home will not intimidate us,'' said Umar Aminu to news24.

''In the first leg, we played better than them and even had more scoring chances than the opponents.

''We are winning that game, trust me. Just wait and see what will happen in ten days from now.''

The Optimum Performance FC, Abuja product refused to comment on whether or not he will be available for the game, which is outside Fifa's international window.

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