Abuja - Aniekpeno Udoh has urged his Akwa United teammates to find enough
belief heading into the midweek test with Barcelona.
The Promise Keepers play host to the Nigeria Professional Football League
leaders very much as the underdogs, but with their striker urging that they
“We are facing the best team in the land and the first premise in order to
compete and to be able to get something positive is to believe in the chances that
we have,” the determined striker told News24 this week.
“Whatever the case may be, we have to believe in ourselves and that is the only
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“We must be convinced that anything can happen. No team has found it easy with
them (Enyimba) at peak performance. But we will have the potential to compete.”
Akwa United head into the fixture off the back of an impressive one-all draw
against Bayelsa United.
“When you play against these teams, it does not matter what state you or the
other team are in. What we have to do is exhaust all the possibilities against
a team that we know dominates every facet of the game.
“We all have to be at our highest level. We are playing at home, which is an
important factor to consider, and we have to have possession, we will suffer if
we cannot take the ball. The main goal is to bag the three points,” the forward
who netted the equalizer against Bayelsa United added.