Federation Cup R16: Katsina United to clash with FC Ifeanyi Ubah at Kwara Stadium, Ilorin today  


Katsina United will be aiming to continue with their bright season starts when they clash with FC Ifeanyi Ubah at the Kwara Stadium, Ilorin on Wednesday.


Ahead of the Federation Cup round of 16 match, defender Elu Wilson has expressed confidence that the team has what it takes to qualify for the next round.

‘The Mood in Camp is good, the spirit is high, we are now gone five matches without defeat and we are sure to scale through.’

In the same light, coach Rafael of FC Ifeanyi Ubah has also expressed confidence going into Wednesday’s Federation Cup match.

“Katsina are a very good side, they are topping their group in the NNL but my players are getting better too especially the new players, we always knew it was going to take a while for them to settle down but now they are there.”

“We all know how important this match is for the club and we will approach this match with every seriousness, our objective is to get as far as we can in this tournament and so we will put up a good performance to that effect”

Also speaking ahead of Wednesday’s clash is club chairman Chukwuma Ubah. The chairman expressed confidence in the team and backed them to get the win.

When asked on whether the players will “minimise” their opponents, the chairman was quick to dismiss the thoughts

“The boys know what is at stake and how much this tournament means to the fans and management so am very confident that they will play at their best.”

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