CHAN Eagles: Enyimba unshaken by players’ absence

By Daily Sports on January 12, 2018

Views: 321

Enyimba chairman Felix Anyansi-Agwu insists the club can cope with the absence of five of their key players who are away on international duty ahead of the start of the 2017/2018 Nigeria Professional Football League season.

Newly signed goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa and the quartet of Ibrahim Mustapha, Ikouewen Udoh, Austine Oladapo and Theophilus Afelokhai are part of Nigeria’s 23-man squad to the African Nations Championship (CHAN) scheduled to kick off in Morocco this weekend.

The new NPFL season will commence on Sunday and the Peoples Elephant will be without the players in the opening weeks.

The experienced football administrator is however adamant they have enough depth to deal with the situation.

“We are going to move on, in as much as we’ll miss them. We are also going to demonstrate that we have capacity. It’s an opportunity for others to prove themselves,” Anyansi said in a statement released by the club’s media department on Thursday..

“We are hoping for them to do well, both for themselves and for the team. It is a huge statement, that we have five players (in the national team).”

The People’s Elephant will kick off the league campaign on Sunday, January 14, with a trip to Lobi Stars. (Completesportsnigeria)

•Photo shows Felix Anyansi.

Source Daily Sports

Posted January 12, 2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

You may also like...
Man City congratulate wonderkid Iheanacho after maiden Nigeria...

Ighalo feels bad over 2017 Africa Cup of...

CAF ‘C’ License programme enlivens Abuja

Davis Cup: Murray to miss Britain's World Group...

Serena Williams: Young boys need domestic abuse education...

Sunday Ike, prodigious player brings back memories of...

 

Latest News France beat Croatia to win 2018 World Cup Sunday World Cup final preview: France vs. Croatia Croatia are building order from chaos... they have reached the final with their sport in a state of civil war World Cup: Belgium beat England 2-0 to secure third place Pacquiao knocks out Matthysse to win WBA welterweight title Borehamwood 0-8 Arsenal: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang bags hat-trick in opening 17 minutes as Gunners thrash poor side in Unai Emery's first game Hazard hints at Chelsea's exit Chelsea transfer news: Thibaut Courtois in 'advanced discussions' with Real Madrid Novak Djokovic defeats Rafael Nadal in super-human epic to reach Wimbledon final Serena Williams loses in straight sets to Angelique Kerber in Wimbledon final FIFA President Throws His Weight Behind Pinnick Antonio Conte: Chelsea sack Italian after two years in charge

 

Most Read Rangers International going, going . . . (43,984 views) Amaju Pinnick: A cat with nine lives (36,139 views) Missing $150,000 IAAF Grant: Solomon Dalung’s Hide and Seek game (35,041 views) Sports Development: Zenith Bank on the zenith (34,001 views) Current issues in Nigerian sports: Matters arising (33,080 views) Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje’s solid footprints, commitment to sports development in Kano State (32,780 views) Commonwealth Games 2018: Shame of Muhammadu Buhari, Solomon Dalung (32,324 views) Olopade, BET9A wave of revolution in NNL (32,007 views) Ibrahimovic’s Man U exit: Whose decision is it? And in whose interest? (29,316 views) World Cup Friendlies: Eagles Beware! (28,585 views) Let’s save Kelechi Emeteole's life! Let’s follow Omeruo, others' shining examples (28,310 views) Nkechi Obi and Nationwide League: One success story (27,622 views)

 

 

 

 

 

News Athletics (245) Basketball (98) Boxing (491) Columnists (316) Euro Soccer Update (2993) Fans Assembly (3) From the Grassroots (39) Golf (62) Interviews (14) Live Commentary (2) News (3816) NPL Glo Premier League (950) People and Places (22) Readers Parliament (5) Tennis (408)

 

 

 

Phone numbers

Tel: +234(0)8066020976
+234(0)8055068145
+234(0)7013416146
+234(0)8094272884

Email addresses

info@dailysportsng.com
support@dailysportsng.com
publisher@dailysportsng.com

Office address

No 3, Adetoun Close, Off College Road, Ogba, Ikeja Lagos.
Website: www.dailysportsng.com

Social Media