Enyimba Congratulates Lobi Stars As Idoko Promises Continental Ticket

By Pila Daniel

The head Coach of Enyimba football club of Aba yesterday congratulated the Makurdi based Lobi Stars football club on their win over his team.

Coach of the Peoples Elephant why reacting to the 1-0 loss to Lobi Stars said he was satisfied with the game saying Lobi deserved the win.

In his reaction, The Vice Chairman of Lobi Stars FC, Mr Mike Idoko said he was elated with the win saying as a big club with some of the best players in the Nigerian Professional League, he was happy his boys humbled them.

Mr Idoko maintained that his desire was to build a team that will compete at the highest level that will last for a taste of time.

“This is a continental team…they have the best crop of players in the league and to bit them, we have reason to celebrate” he stated.

“We are building a team and each week, the team comes out stronger and stronger”
According to him, the team was sure of a continental ticket for the Confederation of African Football, CAF, Champions League but pleaded with the fans to be patient as the team was still at the formative stage.

With yesterday’s win, Lobi Stars FC is fourth position on the league table and only three points adrift the leaders.

Barnabas Imenger Jnr scored the only goal of the match for Lobi Stars

Pila Daniel, a sports aficionado, contributes this from Markudi

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