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Crown striker talks up team-mates

04 March 2014, 20:15Israel Ojoko

Ibadan - Crown FC forward, Bode Daniel has called on his team-mates to be resilient on the road to Lobi Stars in their Glo Nigerian Premier League opener at the Emanuel Atongo Stadium in Katsina-Ala, Benue State on Sunday.

He made the call shortly after the club checked in at a hotel in Ibadan for  few days concentration on  tactical training and finishing touches on the squad who are debuting in the 2013/2014 NPL.

Daniel, who was the club’s highest scorer last term during which the club gained promotion to the elite league said Crown is here to stay in the top-flight having visited in 2010/2011 season, adding that the club has got over the psychological effect of that time and are set for greater exploits.

Crown coach, Lawrence Akpokona informed that he has to ensure the lads got familiar with the Ibadan turf ahead of the week two tie at home and whet appetite of the Ibadan spectators and fans before herding up to Katsina-Ala on Friday.          

Crown will play their home games in Ibadan.        

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