NPFL: Coach Afeez Mohammed optimistic of Kwara United turning the tide

Published on: 30 January 2023

It is not the best of times for Kwara United after some strings of poor results in the 2022/2023 Nigeria Premier Football League, NPFL season, but the Coach of the side, Afeez Mohammed is hopeful things will change soon, can report.

The Afonja Warriors were handed consecutive defeat in their match day 4 encounter against  Enyimba of Aba by three goals to nil at the Aba Stadium on Sunday.

Emeka Obioma and Adebambo scored to condem the Harmony Boys to a second defeat of the season which also left them winless with just two points after four matches.

The outcome at Aba has put United, one of Nigeria's representatives at last year's CAF Confederation Cup in an unpalatable situation and the need to get back on track as soon as possible has become crucial in an abridged league as this season's.

Coach Mohammed, after the match stated that his team inability to take chances which cost them greatly on Sunday. He however believes they will get better.

”We gave a good fight and played a good game too but we lost to a better side who created chances and used it adequately but on our part we couldn’t convert our chances and paid dearly for it but we will keep working as a team. We know with the nature of the league this season every game counts but it’s not over yet we will get it if we correct our mistakes.”

Kwara United will host in form, Akwa United on Wednesday at the Lekan Salami Stadium in their NPFL match.

Uche Dozie