CAF Confederation Cup knock out round|18-April-2018|Nest of Champions|4:00pm
We go again...
The second leg of the CAF Confederation Cup bring back a live match again at the Nest of Champions. Defeat at the Al-Hilal Stadium mean we have to go again with a second leg 3-0 win to make to the group stage in this competition.
His Excellence Udom Emmanuel, this week declare the match free to Akwa United fan. The gesture from the Governor shows how important this match is to the Promise Keepers and the Country.
What happened in the 1st leg?
The 2 goals came in quick succession. We started the game with great positivity, as always in every big game of football the early goal mean the home team gain more confidence on the game.
At 30th minute we were close to getting on score sheet, when Ifeanyi and Ibe link up play find Okechukwu, but his effort gone wide. The substituted player came and did a great job by controlling the tempo of the game.
The match ended Al-Hilal 2-0 Akwa United.
Can we do as AS ROMA?
The quarter final of the European Champions League against AS Rome vs Barcelona, with Roma over turning a 4-1 deficit to win Barcelona at home 3-0 and qualify to the semifinal.
This result against one of the best team in the world mean that nothing is impossible in football. With dedication and determination, we can over turn this 2 goals at the Nest of Champions.
What can fans do to help the team to win?
We expect the fans to take advantage of this great gesture (ticket free) from His Excellence to fill the 30,000 capacity at the Nest of Champion. The fans can make the Stadium uncomfortable for the visitors, by singing and encouraging Abdu Maikaba's boys to victory.