Chairman of Enyimba FC, Felix Anyansi Agwu has stressed that the People’s Elephants’ 2-0 win over Vipers SC which confirmed their place in the first round of the CAF Champions League has opened the way for more impressive results in the NPFL and subsequent matches in the continental competition.
Enyimba have found goals scoring difficult since the beginning of the season having lost three games out of the four competitive matches played this season thus far but they found their magic wand at Ugandan outfit with Mfon Udoh’s brace sending them to the first round 2-1 of the competition.
And Anyansi pointed out that the victory in the CAF Champions League has ushered a new lease of life and that they are hosting Ikorodu United today in the Nigeria topflight with a renewed vigour and expectation that they are commencing the successful defence of the league title with a win.
“We are certain that this is a new order with the victory and qualification for the next round of the CAF Champions League and that henceforth we shall get our bearing back in the league and in other competitions that we have entered for,” said Anyansi.
“It has been very tough for us and we are happy that we have kick-started our season with this win.
“We expect the players to brace up and get a good victory against Ikorodu United and other subsequent games,” he said.