By Johnny Edward:
IK Start midfielder, Afeez Aremu hopes his inclusion in the Flying Eagles squad for Saturday’s U-20 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Mauritania in Lagos ends in a victory for the seven time champions, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
The Flying Eagles were forced to a 1-1 draw in the first leg of the final qualifying fixture in Nouakchott and the former Akwa United star admits it’s time to finish off the job at the Agege Stadium Lagos.
“We are in a delicate position and we are well aware of that,” Aremu told Completesportsnigeria.com at the team’s Pearlwort Hotel camp in Ikeja.
“We need to win and ensure qualification and I pray my inclusion brings that to the team.”
The Flying Eagles’ lodged at the Pearlwort Hotel camp in Ikeja and have been training at the Agege Stadium since returning from Nouakchott last Sunday.
Meanwhile, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has appointed Egyptian officials to take charge of the match, with Mahmoud Zakaria Mohamed El Banna as the Centre Referee.
El Banna will work with compatriots Ahmed Taha Hossam (Assistant Referee 1), Hany Abdelfattah Mahmoud Elsnadidy (Assistant Referee 2) and Ahmed Mahrous Mahmoud Ahmed Hassan ElGhandour (Reserve Referee).
Mr. Sallieu Kamara from Sierra Leone will serve as match commissioner.