Lagos - Dolphins were out to stem their run of bad results,
and in Warri, they absorbed all that a determined Warri Wolves threw at them
and occasionally sought to even upstage the hosts.
At the end, the Warri Wolves captain, Azubuike Egwuekwe did
not only prove to be the tallest player on the pitch, he stood tall at the end
of the Matchday 23 encounter of the Glo Premier League between his team and
visitors Dolphins at the Warri Township Stadium on Sunday.
Egwuekwe has spoken of his delight at getting the goal that
gave them a 1-0 win.
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The central defender headed home Ikechukwu Ibenegbu's 59th
minute free-kick as his team got maximum points in the South-South contest last
weekend, and he is still relishing the joy of getting the winner in the
“I feel great to have scored the only goal seeing that it
gave us the victory and I am happier especially because I am just returning to
the team after illness," he was quoted on the league’s official website.
“Dolphins are a very difficult team as you can see and they
made it difficult for us. So to have scored the only goal in the match as a
defender makes me happy.”
Egwuekwe's goal ensured that Wolves remained on 3rd spot on
the league log, just three points adrift of league leaders Sunshine Stars and
the fast-talking defender reiterated his team's determination to win the league
“We have gone close in the past few seasons, but this time
we are determined to go the extra mile. We are not far away from the top and
with the way we are playing, we are confident we will win the league this
time,” he said.For
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