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Why We Lost To Akwa United, Abia Warriors Coach Explains

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The head coach of Abia Warriors, Mr. Erasmus Onuh has blamed poor treatment meted out on his team by Akwa United for their defeat in Eket on Sunday evening.

The Eastern Updates reports that the visitors suffered a 3-1 loss against Akwa United

Onuh claimed that following their Saturday practice, his squad was kept captive until late at night.

The seasoned strategist said that the change had an impact on his players’ game-day performance.

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“We came here to train at the Eket Township Stadium on Saturday, we were held hostage until 8pm at night,” he said in a post-match interview.

“The boys were not allowed to leave the stadium, psychologically all this things affected the player’s performance because most of them started sleeping around before we were allowed to leave.”

Abia Warriors occupy eight position in the table with 23 points from 17 games.

Meanwhile, Akwa United head coach Umar Abdullahi, has commended his players for their positive response in their win against Abia Warriors.

The Promise Keepers rallied from a goal down to beat Abia Warriors 3-1 at the Eket Township Stadium.

Onu Emmanuel put the visitors in front from the spot before goals from Mubarak Saad, Mohammed Hadi and David Philip secured maximum points for the hosts.

Abdullahi said the players showed good attitude in the game which culminated in the victory.

“The players showed good attitude in getting the victory against Abia Warriors,” he said in a post-match interview.

“Right attitude is what can move us out from the situation we found ourselves in.

“Kudos to the players for the win and also to the management for giving us a free level playing ground to work.”

Akwa United moved up to 16th position following the win.

The Eastern Updates

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