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Sokari Targets AAG Glory

Posted: Sep 11, 2015 at 12:00 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

Under-23 midfielder, Kingsley Sokari, insists the team wouldl not take its foot off the gas in the football event of the ongoing 2015 All Africa Games.

Sokari scored an audacious goal on Wednesday as Nigeria beat Ghana 2-0 in its opening Group B game.

“I am happy I scored but the most important thing was the victory for the team. We want to win the Gold at the All Africa Games,” Sokari told

Next up for the team is another Group B game against Senegal on September 12 and Sokari says the team cannot afford to be lulled into a false sense of security ahead of the fixture.

“We know Senegal is strong but we will trust the tactics of our coaches and try to play to instruction.

“I know that we will not underrate them. Hopefully we will win the game and qualify for the semi-finals,” he said.

Nigeria, Ghana and Senegal are the three teams in Group B as Egypt-the fourth country in the group-withdrew before the tournament kicked off.

The top two sides in the group will qualify for the semi-finals.