WAFU Cup: Ezenwa Named Best Goalkeeper

Nigeria Crush Cameroon in World Cup Qualifier

Mikel scores on his Eagles return

Stephen Sarfo scored a brace for the Black Stars while Atinga and Cobbinah scored a goal each for the hosts to seal the match for the Black Stars.

According to Lomotey, who was adjudged Man of the Match in the Niger victory, is upbeat about the team's chances of lifting the Cup to conciliate the Ghanaian football populace.

"Overall, I will say the home-based Eagles had a good competition, but losing to Ghana by a scandalous scoreline in the final was blight on their performance", he said.

Another Ghanian player, Twum Isaac, was named the Most Valuable Player of the tournament.

"Indeed, the match was a true representation of our league".

Ezenwa kept clean sheet in Nigeria's first four matches before poor defending exposed him to the four goals he conceded last night. Nigeria goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa was beaten twice from the spot. This game will be a great opportunity to redeem our image after we failed to qualify for the 2018 CHAN.

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"Playing before a vociferous Ghanaian crowd destabilized the players as majority were facing such situation for the first time in their careers".

Coach Salisu Yusuf added that the WAFU Cup has given him an idea of his team for CHAN.

"The last time (we met), we had issues as regards injuries, but I hope we have all the players fit on Sunday and we will come very, very strong against Nigeria".

"To be fair to the team, they went for an worldwide tournament without camping, played six matches, five of which they did not concede a goal until the final match".

Balogun will be on parade for the Super Eagles when the face the Chipolopolo's of Zambia in an all important World cup qualifiers in Uyo.

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