Wikki eye Crown scalp in Fed Cup

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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.

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