Quadri told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on telephone that he had to arrive earlier to avoid fatigue.
“I came a bit earlier so as to rest and avoid travelling cramps. I also want to get familiar with the weather here in Sudan.
“I always like to settle down because it helps me to perform better,’’ he said.
“I have been preparing rigorously and I am ready. I will be playing all my matches with seriousness and cautiously.
“I am not underestimating anyone because everyone is in for serious business. We are all here to win,’’ said Portugal- based Quadri.
NAN reports that Quadri is the defending champion at the tournament he won in the 2014 edition in Lagos when Nigeria hosted.
At the time of this report, Quadri is the only Nigerian player that has arrived in Sudan out of the four that will represent the country.
The others are Segun Toriola, Funke Oshonaike and Edem Offiong. (NAN)