Nigeria’s centurion Beach Soccer star Abu Azeez has expressed deep regrets for Nigeria’s inability to qualify for the 2019 ANOC World Beach Games, to be held in San Diego, California.
The World Beach Soccer ambassador made the revelation prior to the draws in Doha, Qatar.
“Na now that match begin pain me, how we lost that match to Morocco is just hurting me. I for don dey prepare bag for Qatar trip now,” he tweeted in pidgin.
The maiden edition of African Beach Games which held in June was organized to act as qualifiers for the World Games from which the winner and first runner up will qualify to play at San Diego.
Nigeria lost to Morocco in the semifinals of the African Beach Soccer Games in Cape Verde where Senegal emerged Champions.
Senegal and Morocco are Africa’s representatives at the maiden edition of the World Beach Soccer Games.
Meanwhile, the Sand Eagles of Nigeria are poise to represent Africa alongside Senegal in November at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in Paraguay.
Senegal beat Nigeria 6-1 in the finals of the CAF Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations as both teams will be representing Africa together for the fourth time on the global stage.