U-23 Eagles Captain: No Final Pressure Since We’ve Got Olympic Ticket

By James Agberebi:

Nigeria U-23 Eagles captain Azubuike Okechukwu has stated that they are not under pressure to win the CAF U-23 Africa Cup of Nations.

After playing a 0-0 draw in the group stage, the U-23 Eagles will face Algeria in the final billed for the Leopold Sedar Senghor Stadium, Dakar.

Speaking ahead of the final, Okechukwu who was suspended in the semi-final win against Senegal, told thenff.comthat he and his colleagues will not let the country down.

"We are not under pressure to win Algeria in the final, the most important thing is the Olympic ticket which we have secured.

"But we will make sure we do Nigeria proud in the final," Okechukwu assured.

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