Victory is certain! - Benin Republic’s Junior upbeat ahead of Nigeria clash

Tolu Olasoji
The Squirrels' skipper believes his side will run the rule over Salisu Yusuf's men when both sides meet for a place into the Wafu Cup final

Salomon Junior is confident Benin Republic will defeat Nigeria in the Wafu Cup of Nations semi-finals on Thursday.

The Squirrels will take on the Super Eagles for a place in the final of the regional football showpiece after they surprisingly emerged top of Group B. 

“Nigeria are a very tough team, but we are not afraid of them,” Junior told Goal.

“We have played against them twice recently and we both won one game apiece [but they booked a spot in the CHAN tournament], we are going to do our best to beat them in the semifinal.

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“As a team, we go into every match with the aim of winning and this one is not going to be an exception, we are going to come out victorious,” he concluded.


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