NPFL Week 4:Akwa United On Revenge Mission Against Kwara United - Boboye
By Enefiok Ndon
January 12, 2021
kwa United head
Boboye, has declared that the Promise Keepers are poised to avenge their
surprise 2-0 home loss to
Kwara United in Uyo last season when they engage the
same opponents in Ilorin on
Wednesday in an NPFL
Matchday Four tie.
Boboye, who heaped
praises on his players after
their first win of the season at
home to Abia Warriors last
weekend, explained that the
win over his former club was a divine turnaround that his team
needed to kick start their campaign.
In an exclusive interview
with the club's official website
Boboye revealed that his team
is on course for their second
win of the season at the Kwara
Sports Complex, Ilorin.
"Our victory over Abia Warriors is a big motivation for us
and it's coming at the right
time. We are determined to
build on that win as we continue to push for more victories, Boboye told the club official website.
He said the celebration of
that victory ended after the
match and concentration was
on Wednesday's match
against Kwara United.
Said the coach: "Last season, Kwara United came to
Uyo and picked all three
points. Due to the outbreak of
coronavirus pandemic we
didn't have the opportunity of
playing the return fixture, that
is why this game is very important and, trust me, we are
on a special mission to Ilorin.
Boboye observed that it was
interesting to see that teams were picking vital points away
from home and does not want
to miss out on it, saying, "hopefully, we will pick all three points
and record our first away win this
season in Ilorin on Wednesday.
With one win, one draw and
one defeat in their opening three
matches, the Promise Keepers
are 11th on the NPFL table with
In the last eight meetings between the two sides, Akwa
United and Kwara United have
recorded three wins apiece while
the remaining two ended in stalemates.