Five –time champions Nigeria will guarantee a return to the FIFA U-17 World Cup finals if they overcome Angola in their second match at the ongoing Africa U-17 Cup of Nations in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, today.
However, Angola head coach, Pedro Dos Santos is confident of victory against the West African side.
Dos Santos, who spoke at the pre-match briefing, yesterday, ahead of the crucial top of the table battle, said the confidence and motivation level of his boys has soared after beating Uganda in the opening match.
‘’This is a big opportunity for us because if we win this game we will have a good chance of going to the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil,’’ he told reporters.
‘’We watched Nigeria against Tanzania, and they are a good team especially in attack. But we will map out a strategy to contain them and possibly win. We are confident of victory against Nigeria. They are a strong team but we are ready to take them on,” Dos Santos said.