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Nigeria vs Burkina Faso game will not be easy – Abubakar

Abdullahi Abubakar celebrates his goal against South Africa.

After playing against Burkina Faso in the final of WAFU B U 17 tournament last year which Nigeria won 2-1, Abdullahi Abubakar says it will not be easy to play against the same team at the quarter – final at the pn – going U-17 AFCON on Thursday.

Abubakar, who scored the winning goal against South Africa in the 3 -2 thriller at the Stade Chahid Hamlaoui in the last Group B game on Saturday informed that it was a big relief when he scored against South Africa 

“I feel much relieved after I scored against South Africa, says Abdullahi Abubakar.

“I scored 3 goals in WAFU last year and i was getting worried when i could not score in pur first two games especially against Morocco,” he added.

“We will not underrate Burkina Faso but play our game with a  strong mentality to win as our coaches have taught us.

“The game will not be easy no doubt about that but we are focused on winning and qualifying for the World Cup,” he said.

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