Africa is not a big deal - Nsoatreman FC GM Eric Alagidede declares readiness for CAF Confederations Cup next season

Published on: 24 June 2024

General Manager of Ghana Premier League outfit Nsoatreman FC, Eric Alagidede has declared the team’s readiness for the 2024/25 CAF Confederation Cup campaign.

The Nsoatre-based club will represent Ghana in the upcoming Confederation Cup after clinching the FA Cup title over Bofoakwa Tano on Sunday.

Nsoatreman FC came from behind to beat Bofoakwa Tano in the final played at the University of Ghana Stadium.

Bofoakwa Tano took an early lead in the 22nd minute through a well-placed goal by Richard Dzikoe but Nsoatreman FC showed resilience to pull parity eleven minutes later through Sadat Mohammed.

Despite both teams creating numerous opportunities, neither could find the back of the net during the additional 30 minutes, leading to a tense penalty shootout.

Nsoatreman SC held their nerve and emerged victorious with a 5-4 scoreline, sparking jubilant celebrations among their players and supporters.

Speaking to the media after the game, Alagidede expressed his outfit are ready to represent Ghana in the Confederation Cup next season.

“It’s a great feeling winning the FA Cup. I’m short of words. God has been good. Africa is not a big deal. We are ready. Dreams FC have shown us that it is possible and I think we will do our best to represent Ghana and the nation well” he said.

Alagidede joined Nsoatreman FC as the General Manager before the start of the 2023/24 season and has made a significant impact in his first season.

Nsoatreman FC will receive an amount of GHC180,0000 after emerging as winners of this year’s FA Cup campaign.