Abuja - Nigeria Supersand Eagles midfielder
Abu Azeez has said that the Eagles have the biggest chance of winning the 5th
Edition of the Copa Lagos 2015.
The Warri Wolves midfielder said "we have a
good chance of winning with the calibre of players in the teams camp. We know
the Lebanese team well because we've played them before, at this same
tournament on two different occasions. And for Cote d'Ivoire although they are
the defending champions we beat them twice this year in Seychelles.
Azeez said he is confident of the team. "I
think we are fully prepared because we have been in camp for about two weeks in
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Azeez spoke further that the absence of fore
team captain Isiaka Olawale and Bartholomew Igbenebu, will be putting a lot of
pressure on the team and on him personally but said their absence not
withstanding the team will still fly in this year's event.
In a related development Cote d ivoire national
beach soccer coach, Soro John has said" his team is back and will
try to defend the trophy they won last year, he also says that his team will
take their chances with the fusion of new crop of players, he sum up his speech
as regards the opposition from three times participant Lebanon and England, who
are making a return to the event having been there at the first inception in
2011 that " his team will put them under close watch.
Further more as build up to the beach soccer
event hits the zenith, The Lebanon national Beach soccer team coach Khalid
Beljab, is hopeful that his team will do better in their third appearance at
the annual Copa Lagos "we hope we have a good result, we have been
here twice but we hope that this time we have a good result.