NLO play-offs: Willbros eye promotion to league one

Ugochukwu Iwuchukwu

Port Harcourt based amateur side Willbros FC continued their preparation ahead of their Nationwide League Two play-offs with a four-two victory over Sunsel FC in a pre-friendly match.

The match was played at the Adokiye Amaesimaka Stadium, Port Harcourt.

The team is using the friendly game to fine turn their preparation for the forthcoming tournament.

In the meantime, the President of Willbros FC Capt Williams Adedoyin said the club is the hub of talent in Rivers State.

He opined that the vision of the club is to bring back the best of football to Rivers State.

”For us in Willbros we have been trying out new tactics and so many other new things for this season. And we want to see how the best of football can come back to Rivers State and where Rivers State can as well serve as a hub of talent in Nigeria and the world at large”.

Capt Williams Adedoyin while speaking to our correspondent said the team is eyeing promotion to the Nationwide League One.

He said the club will work very hard to achieve its goal.

”Our target is promotion. Of course, that’s our aim because the last time we came second in our group, the last time but this time we want to top our group so we can get a promotion, that’s why we are doing everything possible to achieve our goal” he said.

You could recall that Benedi United, SKE FC, Willbros FC, and Dolphins feeders participated in a four-team NLO pre-season tournament in Port Harcourt.

SKE FC names squad for Calabar Zonal Playoffs.

Coach Ifeanyi Nwachukwu of SKE FC has announced his squad to play the Nationwide League One Division 1 Playoff at Calabar.

Nwachukwu has called up a squad that he said has one mandate – to take SKE Football Club up to the NNL.

“We’re looking for results and performance in Calabar. It’s as simple as that. We need to qualify for the NNL and everyone is aware of the mandate.”

Nwachukwu has kept faith with his seasoned goalkeepers John Bomadi and Ikechi Chuku.

Veteran Musa Kundi leads the defenders which include Nelson Erutenyan, Kelvin Achedume, Samuel Monday, Zedi Omokhidion, Manfred Ngerebo, and Sunday Iboro.

Skipper Ebere Akaka has his midfield consisting of Prince Ovunda, Ikechukwu Onuoha, Chukwurah Nnabuife, Bello Mohammed, Donatus Dighi, and Oscar Nwimo.

Wingers are Prince Honesty, Salami Damilola, Kimi Jeremiah, and Jeremiah Egbo.

The striking department has Patrick Osuagwu, Jumbo Joseph, Oscar Anyim, and Tamuno Emmanuel.

The playoffs will run from the 7th to the 21st of March 2021 at U.J Esuene Stadium, Calabar.