Super Eagles left-back, Zaidu Sanusi has pledged to do everything in his power to keep Egypt’s star player, Mohamed Salah, quiet when they meet in the opening match of AFCON 2021 Group D at the Roumde Adjia Stadium.
Before the Super Eagles left Abuja for Garoua, Garoua Zaidu told Completesports.com that he was not afraid of the burden of marking out the dangerous Mohammed Salah at AFCON.
He said: “I have played against Salah in his Liverpool colors twice this season in the champions league and I am not afraid to play against him again. Thought we lost both legs of UEFA champions League, but I was able to minimize his forays and reduce his influence in the two defeats,” the FC Porto defender told Completesports.com.
“Having played against him, I am confident that we can keep him quiet and stop the Egyptians’ attack from hurting us. We have a young team and good attack that can score goals, so the Egyptians should fear us too. I believe we can beat them if we get our tactics right,”
“On if we can win 2021 AFCON, I will say we are among the favorites, but we have to try and qualify from the group first. We want to win and make our own history. It’s not going to be easy, but by the grace of God, we can make it happen.”