The head coach of Angola Pedro Goncalves has congratulated his boys ahead of the quarter-final clash with Nigeria.
Though, he admitted that Nigeria’s Super Eagles is a very good side but said the game means a lot to his country, hence, the three times African champions should be ready for war,
The Palancas Negras reached the quarter final beating the Brave Warriors of Namibia and setting up a clash against Nigeria.
“This match means a lot for our team and for the entire Angolan nation, which has dreamed for years of seeing the team at this stage of the competition.
We will face Nigeria, a great nation in African football… This match is an opportunity to show our worth; we have worked and given our all to reach this level of competition.
“I congratulate my team, which has always been dedicated. The match is an opportunity to show that we have evolved.
“We respect Nigeria for what they have demonstrated so far in African football. Currently, Nigeria has a very strong team with players who play in major European leagues, such as the Premier League and Serie A.
They use the best playing system to compete in this Africa Cup of Nations”, he said.