Super Sand Eagles head coach, Audu Adamu Ejor has said his side is aiming to win this year’s Beach Soccer Championship to present Nigerians another Christmas gift.
The annual four-nation tournament which holds between December 12 and 14 will feature three other African countries – continent defending champions Senegal, Ghana and Ivory Coast at the Lagos’ Atlantic beach.
Admitting he expects a tough contest against the African sides, Ejor said the fans will enjoy another spectacular display this time as they hope to successfully retain the title for the fourth time in a row.
Ejor as popularly called applauded the support of the National Sports Commission and Nigeria Football Federation and believes this edition will be with a difference for the Super Sand Eagles.
“I’m happy that another opportunity is here for us to give Nigerians another Christmas gift.
“It will be tough no doubt because of the other African teams that will be involved in the competition. But as the best in Africa, we will prove ourselves again as champions.
“I’m excited with the great support and attention we are getting from the Ministry of Sports and the NFF. I believe that will spur us. There are few new faces as well as our best legs, though we won’t have enough time to check out others.”
Meanwhile, Nigeria’s Beach soccer senior national team has released a provisional list of 18 players for this year’s Copa Lagos.
On the list is legendary captain Olawale Isiaka and all-time record goal scorer Abu Azeez are among other familiar faces for the coveted entertaining beach event.