"Ghana and Nigeria are worthy finalists" - Augustine Arhinful

Top personalities like the Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, NFF President, Amaju Pinnick; Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Genort Rohr; among others have all confirmed that they will be at Cape Coast Stadium see the Ghana, Nigeria final.

Nigeria hit a consolation goal through Rabiu Ali later in additional time.

The Stars avenged their 0-2 Group A loss with an emphatic win against a Nigerian side who until last night, had not picked any ball froom their net.

Ezenwa who was at the goal for the Senior Eagles team when they played Cameroun in the World Cup Qualifiers, kept four clean sheets all through the tournament but conceded four goals in the final.

Emmanuel Babayaro, an ex-international, said the final match against Ghana was a true reflection of the Nigerian league.

In the 33rd minute, goalkeeper Ezenwa Ikechukwu pulled a great save to deny Isaac Twum.




Coach Salisu Yusuf added that the WAFU Cup has given him an idea of his team for CHAN.

"To be fair to the team, they went for an worldwide tournament without camping, played six matches, five of which they did not concede a goal until the final match".

"For me, the level of the competition was high and also a good preparation for us ahead of the African Nations Championship (CHAN)".

Victory swelled the Ghana Football Association bank balance by US$100,000 thanks to sponsorship from an American news channel, with Nigeria receiving US$50,000.

The Black Stars second goal came in the 58 minute through a penalty awarded to Ghana after Patrick Razak who came on as substitute was tripped down in the box and Vincent Atinga made no mistake from the spot sending Ezenwa the wrong way.

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