Lagos - The team of newly promoted Abia Warriors Football
Club of Umuahia was enlivened when some foreign players stormed the camp and
dazzled in training.
Warriors have been training twice daily at the renovated
Umuahia Township Stadium and soccer-hungry fans have been part of the training
sessions as they throng daily to the
arena to catch the action, especially to see the foreign players.
Ivorien striker, Toure Desire Idriss and midfielder, Ngouan Marc
Olivier Ibelson were joined by Benin Republic’s striker, Kuassi Judi and
central defender, Xavier Abar Pierre Merch from Senegal in putting up some
stellar performances to the admiration of the fans and technical crew led by
former Super Eagles utility player, Emeka Ezeugo.
Ezeugo expressed happiness at the arrival of the players,
saying their presence has engendered more positive competition in the squad.
Ezeugo, who is yet to name the final squad the club will
register for the season, said they are currently playing some high flying
friendly games with top club sides in the country and expressed satisfaction
with the performance of his boys so far.
The Technical Adviser said the team was finalizing
strategies and concentrating on physical training that will see the players
through the whole season.