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Published On: Thu, Jul 31st, 2014

Federation Cup: Ogunjobi tips Prime FC for final

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The Former General Secretary of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Taiwo Ogunjobi has backed Prime FC of Osogbo to replicate their impressive form by beating Dolphins of Port Harcourt in the Federation Cup semi-final match today in Abuja.

The chairman of Osun state FA, said the team has surprisingly advanced to the semi-final stage via successive penalties gliding past Elkanemi Babes (3-1) in the Round of 64, Warri Wolves (4-2) in the Round of 32, First Bank (3-2) in the Round of 16, and Gateway United FC (4-2) in the quarter finals.

Ogunjobi saluted the improving mentality of his players and urged them to sustain the momentum against Dolphins and ensure the team surpasses its 2012 feet when they won third place against Kano Pillars.

“I have to praise my players for the good work they have done so far. They have made us proud all the way and I’m sure this time can do it against Dolphins. It’s going to be difficult.

“The players need to go and give their all and set the confidence up,” Ogunjobi said.

The former 3SC of Ibadan General Manager urged his players not to be complacent but remain focused so as to achieve the goal of winning the Federation Cup. “Dolphins are a very good team with quality players.

It is not easy to beat such a team but my players work extra hard to overcome them,” he added.


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