Sudan skipper Yasin Hamed is not worried about facing Nigeria as he believes their opponents should be the worried side.
The Falcons of Jediane clash with Super Eagles takes place on the 15th of January in their second Group stage game in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations at the Stade Roumdé Adjia in Garoua.
The confrontation between the two teams is expected to be interesting on Saturday.
Speaking ahead of the game, Hamed declared that they will be competing and facing Nigeria isn’t going to shake them.
The Nyíregyháza Spartacus midfielder even stated that they have their own variety of good players.
“Many people expect us to lose. In football anything can happen. We want to go out there and compete. We want to make our fans happy and that’s the aim going into Saturday’s game,” Hamed said at a World Press Conference attended by Futbalgalore.com.ng on Friday.
“This tournament is very important for every player. It’s one of the best tournament in the world. Nigeria is a very good team. We want to win. We won’t focus on one player. We will play as a team and family.
“We train hard, we want to prove that mang things have changed. We have a young team. We try to pass and build something. Nothing will change against Nigeria.
The 22-year-old added: “For us this game is very important. We want to try and play football. We want everyone to enjoy watching us. The boys want to take something against Nigeria and we are determined to make things happen.