Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries MFM Football Club creative midfielder, Onuwa Chukwuka has charged his teammates to claim the maximum points in their Matchday 3 fixture of the 2016/17 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) against Lobi Stars FC.
After his team’s defeat on Wednesday to FC Ifeanyiubah, Onuwa and his teammates are full of optimism as MFM FC gear up for Lobi Stars in Sunday’s NPFL must-win match scheduled to be decided at the Soccer Temple, Agege Stadium, Lagos State
The petite midfielder revealed to mountaintopfc.com in an interview after his side’s training session on Friday.
“First and foremost I will like to appreciate our fans for their support and for their warm reception after our loss in Nnewi such will not repeat itself again.
“Our focus now is on Lobi Stars game with the sole aim of recording the three crucial points as stake.
“Don’t forget that we played Lobi during the Gold Cup pre-season tournament in Ijebu-Ode and we also saw their game against Shooting Stars where they lost 2-0. Their approach on the field of play is not new to us.
“The head coach and his coaching crew have been working tirelessly for us to bounce back and I believe we will. We the players know the importance of the game and we have urged ourselves to go all out for victory,” said the former Heartland of Owerri playmaker.
Having lost one out of their two NPFL games so far in the new season, coach Fidelis Ilechukwu and his wards now occupy the 11th spot on the Nigerian top league table with three points.