Lagos, Feb. 12, 2019 (NAN) Buoyed by his back-to-back victory in the abridged Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), MFM FC Coach, Fidelis Ilechukwu, on Tuesday said he hoped to spring a surprise when he side face Katsina United during the midweek fixtures.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Olukoya Boys have been on full throttle since they a got surprise 1-0 victory over Remo Stars FC in the NPFL Match Day 7 played in Oshogbo.
The team, then in a five goals thriller staged a surprising comeback from a two goals deficit to defeat Niger Tornadoes in the Match Day 8 fixtures.
On expectations for the next match, MFM FC gaffer, Ilechukwu said it won’t be a surprise if his young team could take a win or draw away to Katsina.
« I don’t know about luck, but I think the spiritual aspect people are talking about works. It may surprise everyone if we win in Katsina or at least take a point.
« The league is open to everyone, you either win, lose or draw, all are possibilities. The team is evolving and trying their best.
« If my team is able to pick a point in Katsina, it is all well and good, but if not, we will always give our best to our fans, » he said.
NAN reports that MFM FC lead the pack in the Group A abridged NPFL standing with 15 points from seven matches.
Katsina United FC on the other side occupies 4th position with nine points from four matches.