abia Warriors attacking midfielder
Ifeanyi Onyeali has said city mates,
Enyimba will not go home unhurt in
the ‘Abia El-Clasico’.
Warriors will host the People’s
Elephant in the Nigeria top-flight match
day 36 encounter todAy at the Umuahia
Township Stadium.
Onyeali said the oriental derby
between both sides is usually explosive
insisting that Sunday’s clash will not be
an exception.
“The clash involving Abia Warriors
and Enyimba has never been brotherly
but outright war on the field of play so
Sunday’s clash will still follow similar
path more so as Enyimba see the tie
as the hurdle they must cross to be
“However, we are not going out of
our way to prepare for the clash but
the normal preparations for any league
“I know for certain that the better
side on match day will carry the day
and we are hoping to be the better side
at the end of the day.
“Enyimba must sweat to their panties
to be champions so there will not be a
soft ground for them on Sunday.
“We may not be champions in the
ongoing league season but we are not
completely outsiders for the continental
“So the three points at stake in the
clash is even more important to us
than it is to Enyimba as well as the
remaining matches on the calendar,”
said the former Bussdor United star to
Abia Warriors are 10th on the 20-team
top flight on 50 points 15 points behind
guests and league leaders, Enyimba

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