Ighalo FC’s Yusuf Fawaz has said that the 1XBET Cup has helped him showcase his talent, commending the sponsors for instituting the tournament for grassroot teams.
Fawaz, who is currently leading the scorers chart with eight goals, noted that playing with other teams has given him the confidence to approach future games.
He said he was ready to score more goals against Bariga FC in the final on Thursday, adding that the ultimate goal is to win the trophy and the cash prize.
“First, I must commend 1XBET for this tournament, it shows that they are a company that connects with the environment they operate. I hope to win the competition with my team and also emerge as the highest goal scorer,” he added.
While also thanking 1XBET for giving the participating teams the opportunity to take part in the tourney, Uchenna Okoronkwo of Bariga FC, said he would strive hard to ensure his team wins the competition.
The defensive midfielder said, “the final will be difficult but having come this far, we are not ready to loss and we will give our best to achieve that aim. I thank 1XBET for this opportunity and hopefully, we will have the event next year.
Chief Executive Officer of 1XBET, Femi Babalola, hailed the team for putting up great performance, while wishing the finalists luck at the Onikan Stadium on Thursday.