Ilorin - General Manager of Kwara United, Haruna
Maigidansanma and his players have vowed that the team will beat Enugu Rangers
in a Federation Cup round of 16 clash at the Area 3 Pitch in Abuja on Thursday.
“I have always believed in these boys and I'm sure they will
not disappoint on Thursday.”
“We are going into the game on a high having won back to
back matches in the Nigeria Professional Football League.”
Also reacting to the match, one of the most experienced players
in the team, Dare Ojo said that there will be no hiding place for Rangers.
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“We are very confident going into this game,” a confident
“We want to play on the continent next season and this is
one of the few opportunities available to fulfil our ambition.”
"We want to take a step forward in our season starting
from Thursday, Ojo added.
Another player in his reaction, Halilu Obadaki maintained
that the team is gathering momentum needed to finish the season well.
The overlapping left full back stated that they want to
surpass the quarter finals record of the 2010 edition of the competition.
In similar vein, Abubakar Yusuf said the spirit in the team
is high and that the attitude will help them on Thursday in Abuja when they lock
horns with Rangers.
“We are very determined these days, many of us can't believe
where the spirit in camp is coming from.”
"We have been bringing down the so-called big teams
recently which I believe Rangers is one of them.
“Rangers will surely fall on Thursday I can assure you,” the
former ABS FC defender added.
It would be recalled that Kwara United defeated a non-league
side ABU Zaria 5-3 on penalties after a 2-2 scoreline during normal time at the
Bako Kontagora Stadium in Minna in the round of 32.
They had earlier defeated Akwa Starlets in the round of 64
after emerging the state champions.
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