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The Beach Football team will start training this weekend in Badagry for the Copa Lagos tournament which begins on December 14

The Super Sand Eagles will resume camping December 1 to prepare for the second edition of Copa Lagos - the four-nation Beach soccer tournament that will be hosted at the Eko Atlantic City in December.

The Super Sand Eagles are the defending champions of the competion having defeated Brazil in the final match last December.

According to the head coach of the team, Audu Ejor, the players are expected in camp December 1, so that they will train for two weeks.

"All the players are expected to be in camp in Badagry from that day. This will enable us train for two weeks before the competition starts," said Ejor to Goal.com.

"The two weeks will help us put finishing touches to our training programmes. All my players know what is expected of them and will be ready when the tournament begins.

Lebanon, Argentina and Portugal will take part in this year's edition. 

"We have three new countries for this year's edition and our aim is to retain the trophy, although the three countries are good in beach soccer.

"We are going to be ready for the competition because we cannot afford to fail the nation," Ejor said.


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