Former Nigeria junior International, Stanley Okoro says he
decided to pitch his tent with Abia Warriors FC in order to help the club
achieve its ambition of winning the Nigeria Professional Football league title
for the first time or at least pick a continental ticket at the end of the
The talented youngster, who returned to Nigeria earlier this
year after cancelling his contract with Spanish side, Almeria, said teams like
Rivers United of Port Harcourt, Heartland of Owerri and Akwa United of Uyo had
approached him for his signature on his return but he decided to join the
Umuahia side because of the caliber of players and coaches he saw at the club.
“Abia Warriors is a team that is very serious and ambitious
and has good organization as well as a focused Management, so I have come here to
contribute my quota and help the team win the league or at least grab a
continental ticket at the end of the season”, the Edo State born attacker said.
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According to him, he is satisfied with what he has seen so
far since joining the club this season and hopes the result will continue to go
The former BJ Foundation of Benin, Bendel Insurance and
Heartland of Owerri striker, who shone like a million stars during the 2009
FIFA U- 17 world Cup which Nigeria hosted, said he has been at home at Umuahia and
expressed happiness that he was selected for the Abia Warriors’ famous 2-1 away
victory over Akwa United in Uyo which catapulted the team to the 3rd position
on the log with a match in hand.
“I was the happiest person on earth last Wednesday when we
won in Akwa and I will continue to do my best in subsequent matches if selected.
“We have a very good coach who treats all the players like
his own brothers and a crop of good players and we will continue to work hard until
we achieve our aim at the end of the season”, the left-footed player said.For
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