Loading...
Loading Live Scoring...
*All times CAT (GMT+2)

Football | Nigeria

Rangers aim to beach Sharks in Calabar



Enugu Rangers' right-back, Uzonna Uzochukwu has said his side are going for victory against NPL rivals, Sharks in Thursday's pre-season friendly match in Calabar.

The Coal City side lost 0-1 to Kwara United in a pre-season match on Sunday at the Kwara State Stadium, llorin.

Uzochukwu said his side are determined to end a series of poor results trailing the side in recent pre-season matches.

"What happened at the NPL pre-season Super Four tournament is now history same as the recent defeat in the hands of Kwara United. Such results will not happen again not even in the friendly game against Sharks on Thursday.

"Though it's a friendly we're going into the match with our first-team. We want to win, at least, to restore some level of confidence back into the team. So we're playing our best game and Sharks should be ready for the battle of their lives," said the Super Eagles' player to supersport.com.

Uzochukwu said he is sure Sharks will give his side a tough challenge to prepare them for the continental duty against the Sao Tome & Principe side, SC Do Principe later this month.

"We believe Sharks will give us the opposition that will help us face our continental opponents, SC Do Principe of Sao Tome & Principe on February 16 in Enugu. In fact, that is why we have opted to play against a Premier League side," he said.

The Flying Antelopes are expected to enter into a closed door camp after Thursday's friendly encounter against the Port Harcourt-based side.

Shop

Gerrard: My Autobiography
Steven Gerrard is a hero to millions, not only as the inspirational captain of Liverpool FC, but as a key member of the England team.
R161.00
Rafa: My Story
Revelatory memoir from the greatest sportsman in the world today.
R182.00
Mitre Monde Soccer Ball - White
Voted as one of the UK's favourite match balls
R219.00


Comments

More expert analysis and opinion from Sport24
The opinions expressed by Sport24 experts and bloggers are theirs alone, and do not necessarily represent those of SuperSport

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Other Live Streaming

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Sports Talk



Dr Errol Sweeney
German ref epitomised what refereeing is all about
I’m regularly asked what is required to be a top class referee in soccer. What are the basics, the...

Segun Odegbami
Barcelona on my mind
I guess every reader of this column knows by now that I am a fan of Barcelona.

Calvin Emeka Onwuka
Jose's feeling the heat
Many of my regular readers here will know I am neither a Jose Mourinho apologist nor a cult...

John Dykes
Make the call, ref!
Here’s an excerpt from an alternative, purely fictitious match report from Saturday’s Barclays...

Carol Radull
Arsenal, it's good to be third
I love making Manchester United supporters angry. And nowadays it’s so easy to do that.

Neil Tovey
Who scored in the transfer window?
The January transfer window is challenging as you are either getting players who are short of game...