Head Coach of Ibom Angels football club Prince Usen has sent a heartwarming message to fans of the club ahead of their crucial last NWFL Championship game against Honey Badgers Fc on Sunday 19th June 2022.
In a chat with Sportsration Correspondent Nsikakabasi Akpan from Ijebu Ode Coach Usen was optimistic his girls will grind out the needed result against Honey Badgers Fc to pick the sole Promotion ticket .
Coach Usen said ” We have shown our desire to get back to the top flight by staying top of the log from the first match. As it stands we have 7points with a +5 goal difference from 2 wins and 1 draw.
” We hold a 2 goal advantage over second placed Oasis Fc in the race for the sole promotion ticket. What we need now is win our last game on Sunday convincingly to seal our promotion back to the Nigerian Women Football League next season. ”
Ibom Angels Football Club were 3-0 victors over Royaltorms Fc on Tuesday 16th June 2022 to maintain their place on top of the standings ahead of the final game of the season.
Coach Usen credited the morale boosting reward for each goal scored by the Personal Assistant to the Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Youth and Sports Prince Ukeme Ukpong for the extra motivation to fire three past Royaltorms Fc to edge Oasis Fc on goal difference.
He said, ” Footballers strive better when presented with extra rewards like the one they received yesterday from Prince Ukeme when he spoke with the team via phone call during the half time break. He gave out reward to the team for each goals scored a development that got the girls so excited. Let me use this opportunity to express our appreciation as a team to him.”
Ibom Angels have the advantage of the two goal difference plus opportunity of extra 48 hours to watch Oasis Fc play and prepare to better their performance when they take on Honey Badgers Fc.
In his message to the fans ahead of Sunday’s crucial game, Ibom Angels Head Coach solicited for support with a promise to deliver on set targets . He said ” My message to our esteemed fans ahead of the the last game is that we need their support, spiritually and otherwise. I promise to bring our Ladies back to premiership by God’s grace. ” Coach Usen concluded.
Ibom Angels Football Club were relegated from the NWFL at the end of the 2020/2021 season but are on course for immediate return to the top flight under the tutelage of Coach Prince Usen who stepped up to the Head Coach role ahead of the ongoing NWFL Championship season with a mandate to return the team to the top flight.