Wydad Striker, Chikatara To Play For Abia Warriors Against Rangers

Abia Warriors striker, Chisom Chikatara has revealed that he will be playing against Enugu Rangers in Nigeria Premier League match day six clash at the Umuahia Township Stadium.

The 2016 African Nations Championship (CHAN) star is one of the players called up by Interim Super Eagles coach, Samson Siasia for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) double header against the Pharaohs of Egypt on March 25 in Kaduna and 29 in Alexandria respectively recently completed a switch to the Moroccan side, Wydad Athletic Club (WAC).

The lanky goal poacher was handed jersey number 10 at the Brotola Moroccan league leaders.

Chikatara boasted that his side will puncture the Coal City side stellar performance in the six-week old Nigerian top league.

“Of course, I will be heading home to Umuahia right from the Super Eagles camp to play in the oriental derby against Enugu Rangers on Sunday.

“Yes, I have completed my move to the Moroccan side, Wydad Casablanca but will wait till July to commence league action with the North African side.

“Part of the contract deals is that I will continue to play for Abia Warriors until I finally join Wydad so, you will see me in Abia Warriors colours against Enugu Rangers on Sunday.

“Well, Enugu Rangers have done creditably well for themselves this season but on Sunday, I think they will be there at Umuahia merely to honour the league clash as we will turn them back empty-handed.

“It’s a derby largely to be difficult as expected but we will come out tops.

“We must win the three points at stake to chance claiming the top spot so, the three points are not negotiable,” Chikatara told Supersport.com.

Abia Warriors have nine points in their kitty one behind opponents and leaders, Enugu Rangers in the five-week-old league.


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