So far, this is fast becoming a memorable tournament for you. You scored a goal in Nigeria's first game against Niger and now you claimed the man of the match award in the game against Tunisia, how delighted are you?
I came here with the intention of helping my country win the competition and I'm happy with the way things are going at the moment. I love giving my best on the pitch and it's good when you are picked as the best player in a game.
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Your team has now played two games in the competition, against Niger and Tunisia, how would you describe the experience?
For some of us, this is the first time we are playing in a big competition of this nature. It has been a great experience and one that I believe will help us immensely in future.
How difficult was the game against Tunisia?
Tunisia are one of the favourites to win the competition and they really gave us a good fight. We knew it was going to be a difficult game, but we were adequately prepared for them.
What do you have to say about the assertion that you guys are slow starters looking at the fact that your team struggled in the first half of the games against Niger and Tunisia?
Well, in football there is always room for improvement and we can always improve as the competition progresses. We have played against two teams with different playing styles which is good for us as a team.
How are you looking forward to the next game against Guinea?
Well, one good thing going into the game for us is the fact that we have our future in our hands. We are still on top of the group and we don't have to depend on the result else where to determine whether we will qualify or not.
Everyone in the team is looking forward to the game and the only thing on our mind is securing three points and moving to the next round.
They are a good side, but they can't stop us from reaching the quater-final. It's is too early to go back home. We are going all out for a win.
The ambition of the team come first. It will be great if we can go back home with the trophy and emulate the successes our country have achieved in recent past. That's talking about the U-17 and U-23 side's.
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