Stationary Stores FC of Lagos said its players would be fearless when they face the Barcelona Beach Soccer team in the opening match of the COPA Lagos Beach Soccer International Tournament.
Its Chairman, Tilewa Adebajo, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Lagos that expectations were high in the team’s camp ahead of the 4th edition of the tournament, which began in 2011.
“As you know, Barcelona is a top global team and Stationary Stores FC is a top Nigerian club; so it’s a historic match for us in the sense that it’s the first time we will be playing a big international team.
“And we want to make the best of it; so expectations are very high; we want to give a good account of ourselves, we’ve been very strong in our friendly matches.
“And I think in terms of our beach soccer venture this match we are going to play will let us know where we are, how far we’ve come and what we need to do because you need to test yourself against the very best in the world.
“We are really excited about it and looking forward to it.“
The tournament holds from Dec 12 to Dec 14 at the Eko Atlantic City in Victoria Island.
The Super Sand Eagles have already named their squad for the tournament.