CHAN2014: VOA’s Ouma, Arafat Aliu, Top Journalists Back Eagles Trophy Bid
Vastly travelled Voice of America’s sportscaster, Mark Ouma believes that there will be no stopping the Super Eagles of Nigeria, from winning the CHAN African Nations Tournament after the team had overcome host South Africa in the last group match on Sunday.
Ouma, who was at the team’s Garden Court De Waal abode on Tuesday morning said he has watched closely the discipline, contribution of the NFF and its support staff and the revolutionary moves of Stephen Keshi and his crew to know that there will be no stopping the Super Eagles again from winning the CHAN trophy. “I make bold to predict that from now on this team will win its quarter final, semi-final and final duel with effortless ease and there won’t be extra time in any of the games, quote me that I said so”, Ouma declared.
Vanguard’s Jacob Ajom joined him in the fray, noting that he has never seen a team as disciplined and organized as the present set up. “We must thank the NFF for all this innovations” he said. On his part Adeyinka Adedayo of the Guardian, said he has turned a coach because of the Super Eagles. “We were with Mark Gleeson in the media tribune during the last match and he was saying we should learn to behave like media men but we told him we are Nigerians and we hate defeat and the Eagles have been giving us victories, hence the excitement and he permitted us.”
Arafat Aliu of Cool FM Abuja, Samson Omale of Rhythms FM and all the other journalists who are here for the tournament have been heaping praises on the team, with team administrator, Dayo Enebi Achor, saying that the team cannot afford to disappoint after the huge confidence of all and sundry reposed in the team.