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Nigeria Coach Randy Waldrum excited about Aisha Buhari Cup Draw

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“Regarding the Draw for the Aisha Buhari Cup that has just been done, we are excited about the tournament. It is another opportunity to get the players together.

Six of the top teams in the continent; it is going to be a great tournament. It is an opportunity to prepare for some big qualifiers that we have ahead. And the fans will be looking forward as well to the Falcons having a great tournament right at their backyard.

“Of course, we know the quality of the teams: South Africa, Ghana, Cameroon. Morocco’s got a new Coach. They are also shaping up well. I know the competition will be very, very good for us.

“Regarding the draw, I think we have to be careful. Nigeria is the team the whole of Africa wants to beat. We have to prepare for every match and be ready. I want to thank all the people responsible for putting this tournament together and I am so looking forward to it.”

Kunle Solaja is the author of landmark books on sports and journalism as well as being a multiple award-winning journalist and editor of long standing. He is easily Nigeria’s foremost soccer diarist and Africa's most capped FIFA World Cup journalist, having attended all FIFA World Cup finals from Italia ’90 to Qatar 2022. He was honoured at the Qatar 2022 World Cup by FIFA and AIPS.

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