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Plateau United coach expects party at Akwa United

10 March 2016, 15:23

Jos - Plateau United coach Zachary Baraje will be heading to heading to his former side Akwa United, where he expects a rousing welcome from the fans.

The Nigeria Premier League matchday six game between both teams comes up on Friday at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium (the Nest of Champions) in Uyo.

Baraje said aside the expected landmark reception from teeming supporters, his side hope to leave the city unscathed.

“Akwa Ibom are very receptive people and I will be happy to meet with the good people I associated with while at the helms of affair of Akwa United less than four months ago,” he told SuperSport.

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

“So many people I missed, the encounter will afford me a wonderful opportunity to reunite with them once again.

“I expect even more rousing welcome like the one Gbenga Ogunbote got at 3SC in Ibadan on Sunday from the good people of Uyo and its environs.

“Whether I’m considered a winner or loser, good or bad person, record has it that it was at my own time that record was created at Akwa United.

“I won the Federation Cup for the side, it’s still cherished so I expect a home coming welcome.

The Jos landlords have raked seven points from possible 15 in the five-week old Nigerian top league.

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