Enyimba FC goalkeeper Olufemi Kayode says his team’s 1-0 win over Abia Warriors in the Abia Derby on Tuesday is very crucial as they continue preparations for next week’s clash with Al Merrikh of Sudan.
Kayode, 28, captained the People’s Elephant in their opening Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) game of the season decided at the Enyimba Stadium, Aba in a game decided by a 53rd minute penalty converted by debutant Samad Kadiri.
The shot-stopper expressed his happiness to www.aclsports.com after the game.
“I am thankful for the victory against Abia Warriors today, not just because we are victorious but also because I was the captain for the game. It is a morale booster for me,” the former Akwa United goalkeeper told www.aclsports.com
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