Enyimba, Akwa Utd battle for Charity Shield in Abuja

Abuja will be agog tomorrow, as two of Nigeria’s best teams square up for the season opener, Charity Shield at the National Stadium.
Both Premier League champions, Enyimba International of Aba and Federation Cup winners, Akwa United of Uyo will ignite the nation’s capital to determine the overall champions of Nigeria football.
The two teams were involved in continental assignments last weekend. While Enyimba narrowly lost to Uganda champions, Vipers in the first round, first leg of the Champions League in Kampala, Akwa United, champions of the League Management Company (LMC) organized Super Four, went to Pointe Noir, Congo Brazzaville to beat Vita Club Mokanda 1-0.
Ubong Moses Ekpai, whose goal in Pointe Noir had made the return leg against Vita Club Mokanda an easier session, will seek more goals, with goalkeeper Olufemi Kayode, former junior international, Samuel Okon, Namso Edo, Ubong Friday, Kufre Ebong and U-23 star, Godspower Igudia also set to impress.
On the other hand, Enyimba boast three of the best goalkeepers in the land, namely Olufemi Thomas, Moses Ocheje and Theophilus Afelokhai. Afelokhai was in action in Kampala, but any of the three can do a great job any day.
They also have on their books Super Eagles’ aces, Chima Akas, Kalu Orji and Ezekiel Bassey, as well as other names like Chinedu Udoji, Ugwu Uwadiegwu, Christian Pyagbara, Bartholomew Ibenegbu, Daniel Etor, Mfon Udoh, Andrew Abalogu, Oladapo Olufemi and Nzube Anaezemba.

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