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Chima Akas sure of Sharks survival

25 August 2015, 14:44

Port Harcourt - Sharks defender Chima Akas is confident his club will avoid the drop by the end of the current Glo Premier League season.

The Port-Harcourt side are presently 18th in the 20 team league with 13 games left and following their 1-0 away win over fellow strugglers Bayelsa United over the weekend, the left-back is confident they will avoid the drop.

Also read: Sharks defender Akas wants permanent Eagles shirt

"I'm sure we will avoid relegation. We just need to keep winning our games and don't drop too many points.

"We started the season so poorly and it has affected us to this stage, but we have to keep fighting.

"The league doesn't end until the last day and we do not intend to give up. It is not going to be easy but I am confident it is something we can do.

"Our form has improved in recent games and we must keep the focus and don't lose concentration. If we can win all our remaining home games and get as many points as possible away, we will not be relegated," he said.

Akas has since returned to the Super Eagles camp, ahead of next month's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Tanzania and October's CHAN qualifiers against Burkina Faso.

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