Enyimba Football Club of Aba is filled with determination and a strong desire to clinch victory in their highly anticipated match against Wydad Athletic Club of Casablanca, Morocco in the African Football League.
As the reigning champions of the Nigeria Professional League (NPFL), Enyimba is ready to showcase their skills and compete fiercely against their Moroccan counterparts in the quarterfinal encounter at the prestigious Nest of Champions in Uyo.
Following their triumphant start to the new NPFL season with a resounding victory over Akwa United last Sunday, Enyimba is riding high on a wave of confidence and positive energy as they prepare for their upcoming clash with Wydad AC.
Eze Happy Ekwutoziam, the club’s talented and determined striker, exudes a sense of unwavering confidence as he emphasizes the team’s meticulous preparation, hard work, and strategic planning in order to overcome formidable opponents like Wydad AC, one of the top clubs in Africa.
“A lot is expected from us, knowing how strong Wydad AC is. They are one of the biggest clubs in Africa but we are not under pressure.
“We have been working hard, keeping shape and working on our strategies on how to eliminate them. A lot is expected from us not just from our fans, but Nigerians and our fans across West Africa. We are not going to let them down,” Ekwutoziam added.
In the same vein, Joseph Atule has reiterated the team’s desire to record a big win while assuring fans of the People’s Elephant that they are battle-ready for the North Africans.
“We are not just going to win, we are going to win in a big way to put smiles on the faces of our fans,” the former Lobi Stars player told the club’s official website.
The highly anticipated encounter will kick-off at 6pm Nigeria time with the reverse fixture is slated for Casablanca next week Wednesday.
Simba of Tanzania and Egypt’s Al Ahly battled to a 2-2 draw in the opening quarter-final of the competition in Dar es Salaam on Friday.
World football governing body, FIFA, will live stream the match to fans across the globe. The African Football League (AFL) is a brand-new competition born from a partnership between the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and FIFA.
The inaugural edition of the tournament will bring together eight of the continent’s most famous and successful teams, from all the African regional blocs.