Kinshasa - Golden Eaglets captain, Kelechi Nwakali and
gangling striker, Victor Osimhen is confident of opening Nigeria's 2015 African
Championship qualifier account on a winning note on Saturday.
Osimhen is undoubtedly Golden Eaglets' in-form striker based
on recent performance after he scored a brace in the team's 4-2 win against Egypt
in Cairo early this month. He is also one of the team's top scorers -jointly in
second position with Suleiman Abdullahi on six goals and behind Kehinde Ayinde
"My focus now is on the match against Congo and that
has always been my style days before an important game," yelled Victor. "The
good thing is that we have good attacking force in this team and my prayer is
that I should be one of our goal scorers against Congo DR."
The Golden Eaglets have scored an average of three goals per
match after amassing an impressive 63 goals in 21 matches under the spell of Coach
Yet Nwakali, who is not far away on the team's top scorers'
list with four goals including an unforgettable 'intercontinental ballistic missile'
in the 2-1 win against Abuja College of Football in April, is backing Osimhen
to be amongst the goals against the Junior Leopards.
"If there is any player I'm sure of scoring a goal at
least against Congo DR, it is Victor because he has improved
tremendously," said Nwakali. "One other thing I'm also sure about of
this match is that we are going to win by the special grace of God."
He added that anybody fielded against Congo DR
on Saturday would do more than enough to ensure the success of the team
insisting that the present Golden Eaglets
are as gifted as their predecessors that won the FIFA Under-17 World Cup
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