Abia Warriors of Umuahia will today at the ‘Nest of Champions’ trade tackles with Akwa United in one of the NPFL rescheduled matchday 2 fixture.
The Promise Keepers who snapped up experienced players in the Nigeria Professional League to their ranks kicked off the new season with a hard earned away draw to newly prompted side Warri Wolves while the Umuahia landlords equally clinched their first maximum point of the season with a convincing win over resilient Katsina United at the Umuahia Township Stadium.
The game promises to be exciting one as both team gaffers are of the tiki taka style of play philosophy which will thus make the game filled with lots of breathtaking skills, with most of the actions in the middle of the park.
Dashing Abia Warriors winger Paul Samson in a media chat with AWFC Media department after the team light workout session at the Godswill Akpabio stadium divulged the readiness and resolution among his mates to give the ‘Promise keepers’ a run for their money.
“We are in Uyo for business and we are confident of a positive result.
Akwa United are not push overs though owing to the ‘big names’ the team parades but we are not frightened by such as we will put in our very best to give our travelling fans something to take home “
” I would definitely give my very best if am handed a starting place that is why i try my possible best to be fit and always be in the right frame of mind to help the team.
Paul Samson who joined Abia Warriors seasons back from Supreme Court FC of Abuja, has matured in all ramifications of his game as he is currently being tipped as one of the NPFL prospect that would make waves in the football fraternity soonest.
‘Drogba’as he is fondly called among his admirers, mesmerizing skills, iced with his eye for goals are the qualities that makes him an exceptional talent.