Akwa United Football Club Coach, Rafael Everton has assured the club’s supporters of the team’s readiness to remain on top of the table after today’s match with Kano Pillars.
The match day 15 encounter of the Nigeria Professional Football League [NPFL] will hold at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.
Akwa United FC are currently topping group B table with 25 points from 14 matches, while the Masu Gida from Kano are fourth on the log with 23 points and t same number of games.
Everton knows that a loss by the Promise Keepers will see them relinquish their leadership position.
“The game is going to be a very difficult one for us because we know Kano Pillars to be a very good team. We respect every of our opponent, and that is why, Pillars as a big team, deserves our respect. So far, both teams have recorded some good results,” Everton told The Guardian.
“Playing at home will mean we are going to have that home advantage over them in terms of support from our fans.”
The Brazilian coach appealing to the club’s supporters to come out en masse to the stadium to cheer the team to victory.
He said their motivation was necessary for the players to win the match against their opponent from the North.
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