BREAKING NEWS: Abdullahi reacts to Akwa’s away win over Plateau United

Abdullahi reacts to Akwa’s away win over Plateau United

Abdullahi reacts to Akwa's away win over Plateau United


Akwa United caretaker coach, Umar Abdullahi has commended his players for playing to instructions in their victory against Plateau United.

The Promise Keepers defeated the Peace Boys 2-1 at the New Jos Stadium on Sunday.

Cameroonian defender, Gerome Heutchou and Sani Suleiman netted for Akwa United, while Sunday Anthony was on target for Plateau United.

Abdullahi revealed that his players showed determination to achieve victory in the game.

“We are very happy for the victory. We worked hard for it and we thank that we got all three points from this match,” he stated in a post-match interview.

“After our last home match against Bendel Insurance, I told my players that we have to get good results against Gombe United and Plateau United and the boys responded well in the two away games by picking four points from the games.

“We knew that we needed to be at our very best against Plateau United because they are a very good side with an impressive home record.

“I'm happy that we have put an end to our poor away run. This victory is very important to us because it will motivate us to go for more wins which we know will take us to a safe position on the log”.

Akwa United moved out of the relegation zone following the win.

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