Flying Eagles winger Success Makanjuola has warned Burkina Faso that they face a battle to take all three points in the African Games group B fixture at Stade Moulay Hassan on Friday.
The Nigerian U20 team who won four friendlies before the tournament are pumped up to make a lasting impression in Rabat.
Winger Success Makanjuola they will be at their best when they face Burkina Faso.
“Starting a tournament with a win is what every player desire and I think we have all it takes to beat Burkina Faso,” Makanjuola told Futbalgalore.com.
“We have prepared very well for sometime now, we just need to approach every game with winning mentality and believe in ourselves.
“The experience we gathered at the World Cup in Poland will definitely come to play and I think we will carry the day,” he added.
The 2019 African Games men’s football tournament will be the 12th edition of the African Games men’s football tournament. The men’s football tournament will be held as part of the 2019 African Games .
Initially, qualification for the African Games tournament was shared with that of the 2019 Africa U23 Cup of Nations. Following the delay of the third round of qualification from June to September 2019 (after the African Games), CAF selected representative teams from nations that had participated in the 2019 Africa U20 Cup of Nations.