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Akwa United Baraje speaks ahead of Fed Cup final against Lobi Stars

20 November 2015, 14:07

Lagos - Akwa United manager Zachary Baraje has been talking tough ahead of their Federation Cup final against Lobi Stars on Sunday.

The Nigeria Professional Football League rivals clash at the Teslim Balogun Stadium on Sunday, with the winner of the competition qualifying to represent Nigeria in the CAF Confederation Cup.

Speaking ahead of the game, Baraje said his team have prepared well for the game and will be gunning for the trophy.

Also read: Lobi Stars Striker, Arinze talks tough ahead of Fed Cup final

"We have enough time to prepare for this game and I'm sure our players are in the right frame of mind.

"It is a cup final so everything is at stake and we will approach the game as such. We understand what we stand to benefit if we win and that is what we are looking at, it is our motivation," he said.

The former Enyimba coach also spoke about their opponents, and admitted the best team will win.

"Lobi is a good club with good players and we must not forget that. They have won this competition before and it will also be in their mind to win it again, especially with the winner representing Nigeria in the CAF Confederation Cup next year, but I believe the best team will win."

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