NPFL UPDATE: Marriage Will Help Me Play Effective

Published on: 18 April 2017


Lobi Stars captain and central defender, Anthony Agbaji has said his newest status quo as married man will impact positively on his game.

The Pride of Benue strongman wedded his heartthrob, Victoria on Saturday in Makurdi, Benue state.

Agbaji who has re-joined teammates for the Wednesday’s Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) matchday 19 clash at the Aper Aku Stadium in Makurdi said he wants to begin life as a married man on a winning note.

“Yes, my new status quo as a married man will impact positively on my game as well as make me to have positive altitude to the game entirely.

“Of course, there will not be any negative as I will strive to up my work rate to meet the added responsibilities on my shoulder.

“And for a start I want to win my first game after wedding against Sunshine Stars on Wednesday in Makurdi.

“I have pleaded with teammates to do me that special favour by coming up with their best performance to win the clash.

“Again we have a new coach, Solomon Ogbeide who will take charge for the first time so we owe him, teeming fans, management and government a good welcome with resounding result.

“The clash is the last match on the first stanza calendar and we want to end it on high with convincing performance even though we have not been perfect on home ground.

“Sunshine Stars are already in town with a lot of confidence but we are quite certain they will fall at the end of matchday proceeding.”

The Makurdi landlords are 12th on the 20-team top-flight on 24 points nine behind league leaders, Mountain of Fire Miracles Ministries (MFM) FC.