Wikki eye Crown scalp in Fed Cup
befalling us, we have resolved to handle them with care. Our target is to win the Federation Cup and to achieve this, we must surmount every hurdle,” he said.
NPFL leading goal scorer, Godwin Obaje also agreed with his captain as he said Crown will not escape defeat in Lokoja today.
“Playing against Crown will be very difficult because they would want to make a name for themselves. Moreover, they are not new to this competition.
“We shall give them the respect they deserve but we won’t allow them to kill our dream. Our dream is to win this year’s trophy.
“I hope to score to lift my club over Crown. I will be playing before my home fans and that is going to serve as a great motivation,” he said.
Also today, Enyimba will take on Rivers United in what promises to be a tough battle in another semi-final of the Federation Cup pairing in Ibadan.
The two sides reached this stage of the cup competition in contrasting style.
United scored eight times in their opening two games of the competition against Papilo FC and Kaduna United before meeting a brick wall against Shooting Stars in the Round of 16.
Rivers United required a penalty shoot out to eventually over power 3SC after regulation time at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium in Kaduna finished 0-0.
Kabir Balogun of Ikorodu United duels for the ball with James Amos of Nasarawa United at Onikan Stadium Lagos last Sunday. The match ended 2-2.