Rivers Angels upbeat for Ibom Angels clash

Rivers Angels captain, Charity John is upbeat her side will gather the three points in Wednesday’s League match against Ibom Angels.

The game at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium will see Angels gaffer, Edwin Okon lead his girls against face his former assistant coach, Ogbonda Whyte who joined Ibom Angels after seven years with him.

According to John, Whyte knows the team too well but she assured fans that they will approach Wednesday’s game with different tactics.

He knows us very well as he is our former coach,” Charity said.

“Whyte knows what we’re capable of doing and I know he will be telling his girls how to mark us.

But we will play with a different formation, one he hasn’t seen us play with before,” the skipper added.

In the reverse fixture, Ibom Angels forward, Charity Reuben had to score from the spot in added time to force the league champions to a 1-1 draw.

Speaking further, John said she was confident that her side will get all maximum points in this midweek fixture.

We were in front when we went away to them and they had to come from behind to earn a draw.

Come Wednesday we are getting nothing short of victory. I believe we can beat them here in Port-Harcourt," she added.

John equally urged all football fans in Port Harcourt to come out in their numbers to cheer the team to victory.

The turnout last week was encouraging and I believe they would do better this Wednesday.

We’ve been making the state proud, so I’m assuring them that we won’t relent. They should come out in their numbers to throw their support behind us against Ibom Angels,” she concluded.



Rivers Angels top group A with 15 points while Ibom Angels are 5th on 8 points.
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