Connect with us

Nigeria Football League

Kelvin Ejeh | It Is Fraustrating, We Didn’t Make Enough Of Our Chances In The Final Third



Abia Warriors FC assistant gaffer, Kelvin Ejeh, was left frustrated his Abia Warriors side had not made more of their opportunities in it’s rescheduled Matchday 9 fixture against Rivers United played earlier today at the Umuahia township stadium.

The Warriors were forced to a share of spoils against the Pride of Rivers’ with the game ending on a 0-0 score line at full time.

The exciting fixture lived up to its billing with the two sides showcasing the best of football artistry to the spectators delight regardless ending the half all level .

On return for the second half, the Warriors were handed a golden opportunity to break the deadlock, no thanks to Striker Bello Lukman who failed to beat Rivers United goalkeeper from the spot.

Eje’s side pressed for a winner afterwards but all efforts were all furtile till the blast of the whistle to end proceedings at the Umuahia township stadium.

In a presser with Abia Warriros media, the highly experienced tactician who stood in the dugout for one match banned Head Coach, Erasmus Onu, expressed his disappointment following the unfavorable result.

“I’m frustrated and disappointed,” said the Warriors assistant Coach, Kelvin Ejeh.

“We were so dominant in the game, so on top, but it’s probably the same problem we’ve probably had a lot really where we don’t show enough in the final third for what we have.

“We created the most chance in the game but our striker’s failed to come to the party, hence the unfavorable outcome”

“It probably sums up where we are as a squad really – we just need a bit more in that final third. We just didn’t have enough to show for our dominance and that’s the most frustrating thing”

“We were in their box so many more times than they were in ours, we were in the final third so many more times, and there was a big difference between the two teams.

“They have set up well, they have come for a counter-attack but our back line were able to match them toe to toe”

“We have to work so hard to score our goals and break teams down, dominate the ball, move the ball and score goals.

“I’m proud of the players, they gave everything. The performance wasn’t a bad one at all.

“We managed the squad, a few people were really nursing knocks, niggles whilst some were out owing to suspension and I thought those guys did great, so in terms of that it was good” soft speaking Coach Kelvin Ejeh concluded.

Continue Reading
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Nigeria Football League

Governor Sheriff Oborevwori 100th Day In Office Novelty Match And Award Night Gets September Date



The Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba, Delta State will be a beehive of activities on 8th September as notable sports personalities from Delta State and ex-super Eagles players go on the turf to play a novelty match marking His Excellency Governor Sheriff Oborevwori 100th day in office as the Executive Governor of Delta State.

To have a hitch free sporting event,’ Deltan Youths For More Agenda’ partnership with Delta State Sports Commission is believed to add more glamour to the event to give Deltans a fun filled day.

Disclosing this to, the chairman of the novelty match and General Coordinator Prince Godstime Emiko and Mr. Omamomo Paul Ojo, said the aim of the fixture is to show solidarity to the people oriented Government of His Excellency Governor Sheriff Oborevwori.

Prince Godstime Emiko said outside celebrating the 100th day of the Executive Governor, a Gala and Award Night tagged ‘Deltan Legendary Sports award is aimed at celebrating notable personalities who have distinguished themselves in football related activities both in Delta State and beyond.

The highly anticipated Novelty match and Award Night put together by ‘Deltan Youths For More Agenda’ with Legendary Super Eagles ex-international, Victor Ikpeba (Prince Of Monaco) as its ambassador lists His Excellency Governor Sheriff Oborevwori, Amaju Pinnick, Hon.Michael Diden Ejele Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan, Nduka Ugbade, Omamomo Paul Ojo, Wilson Oruma, Chief Solomon Ogba, Atta Aneke, Napoleon Aloma, Austin Jay Jay Okocha, Senator Ifeanyi okowa, Chief Hon. Tony Tonobok Okowa etc, for the merit award

Continue Reading

Nigeria Football League

Abia Warriors Appoints John Kalu As New General Coordinator



Experienced football administrator, Mr John Kalu, has been appointed Team Manager of Nigeria Professional Football League side, Abia Warriors

John Kalu was reappointed following the emergence of Coach John Obuh has the new club chairman.

He is expected to resume duty with immediate effect as the Umuahia Warriros intensify their preparations for the upcoming season.

The astute administrator, John Kalu, worked in different capacities in Enyimba FC, Akwa United and in defunct Akwa Starlet and Stationery Stores.

The Sports Philosophy and Sports marketing guru is tipped to pilot the affairs of the Abia Warriors team to a greater with his vast knowledge of the Nigeria topflight league.

Continue Reading

Nigeria Football League

Abia Warriors, Afrocultor Nigeria Limited Seals Marketing Consultancy Deal



Foremost Nigeria Professional League team Abia Warriors Football Club under the Chairmanship of World Cup Coach John Obuh, has sealed a Business and Marketing consultancy deal with Afrocultor Nigeria Limited a marketing and business development firm.

During the signing ceremony which held at the Club Secretariat in Umuahia, the Managing Director of Afrocultor Nigeria Limited, Barrister Chuks Akamadu, expressed his delight to have been given the oppurutnity to contribute to the growth and sustainable development of Abia Warriors Fc.

The Managing Director further thanked the Club Management for reposing such confidence in Afrocultor Nigeria Limited, and assured the management that the firm will work round the clock to ensure Abia Warriors is repositioned and also attract lucrative sponsorship deals for the club.

“We want to assure the chairman, John Obuh, and his team that the confidence wouldn’t be fluffed away, we’ll go into work immediately to make sure the team is repositioned for greater productivity and also expose the brand to organized Private sector in terms of support and sponsorship”.

While reacting, Abia Warriros Football Club Chairman John Obuh, thanked the Marketing consulting firm for the deal and restated his commitment to making Abia Warriros a global brand.

“One of the mandates given to me as the Chairman of Abia Warriors FC is expand the club taking advantage of sponsorship and supports “

“This will not be the only firm am going to be giving consultancy opportunities, because we have to expand our coast as there are some international agencies that will partner with us in all round football business “

“Every deal we’ll be having with any outfit will be a yearly contract, as the productivity of the firm will determine contract extension” He concluded.

Continue Reading