Super Sand Eagles got their second win of the 2012 Copa Lagos tournament on Saturday and need another win to retain the trophyThe Super Sand Eagles moved very close to retaining the Copa Lagos trophy on Saturday with an outstanding 5-0 win over their Argentine opponents at the beach front of the Eko Atlantic City.
So with two games gone for all the teams at the tournament the Nigerian team leads the way with six points, 12 goals scored and six conceded.
In the first match of Saturday, Lebanon surprised themselves and all their fans from coming from 2-0 down in the first period to humble Portugal, the second best in the world.
The lebanese team, cheered on by a sizeable number of fans won the very thrilling encounter 5-4.
The Portuguese levelled the scores with 50 seconds left on the clock but from the kick-off, the Lebanese scored and hung on for a memorable victory.
On Sunday, the final day of the tournament, Argentina, who are pointless and have scored no goals take on the exciting Lebanon team in the first game of the day while Nigeria will seek to consolidate their credentials with another win against the Portuguese team.
Coach Adamu Ejor of the Super Sand Eagles told Goal.com that his team will not be resting on the seemingly easy 5-0 victory over Argentina.
“You can see that one plus one in football is not two all the time.
“We will not think that because we beat Lebanon and Lebanon beat Portugal that we will beat Portugal.
“The Lebanese team are an unknown quantity which is why we could not prepare for them and as they nearly surprised us they finally did to Portugal,” he added.
Nigeria has six points with a six-goal difference followed by Lebanon who have three points and zero goals difference, Portugal with three points and three goals difference and in the rear is Argentina who no points, scored zero goals and conceded nine.
The first match kicks off at 2pm (Nigerian time) at the Eko Atlantic City on Sunday.