Lagos - Dolphins coach Stanley Eguma says his team is a ‘work in
progress’ and believes they will keep improving as the season progresses after
they beat Shooting Stars in match day 18 of the Nigeria Professional Football
Speaking further, Eguma admitted the win over Stars came as a
big relief to them, and says he will be fortifying the team when the mid-season
transfer window opens.
“We haven't won at home in many matches now so this victory is a
big relief to us,” he told the league’s official website.
“Dolphins are a work in progress and we will surely reinforce
during the mid-season transfer window. Recently we were bogged down by too many
injuries to our players especially in the midfield but they have recovered and
we have also earmarked positions we need to reinforce. We will do so during the
“Every team enters the season determined to win laurels. The
league is yet young, just almost halfway. We also still have the Federation Cup
to vie for. Dolphins are a team used to winning laurels and we aim to continue
that tradition this season," he concluded.
The Port Harcourt based club went 11 games without a win until Wednesday's defeat of 3SC and
Eguma said that phase in the team's campaign was a shock to him.
“I thank God for the victory. It was almost becoming a surprise
for us to go this far without a sin.
God we have been able to break the jinx and hope this win will be a turning
point for us,” Eguma said.