Abia Warriors Seeks Redemption Against Kastina United.
Abia Warriors FC of Umuahia who has been hit with tough times will be faced with another litmus test as the Umuahia Warlords file out against Kastina United FC at the Muhammed Dikko Stadium in one of Matchday Twenty One (21) of the current Nigeria Professional League Season.
Abia Warriors will seek to bounce back on winning ways against the Chanji boys as the team will have its first game under the interim Head Coach WILLY Udube whom the club Management saddled the responsibility of the club after the termination of COACH Emmanuel Deutsch contract with the club.
Abia Warriors for the first time in its history has recorded three straight lose in a row having lost to Nasarawa United and failed to record a point in the double fixture of Abia Derby against its neighbours Enyimba FC.
Abia Warriors amidst of it’s tough times relieved its Head Coach Emmanuel Deutsch of his duties following the team’s string of poor results especially, the manner the team lost scandalously against Enyimba FC on Matchday Twenty (20).
Kastina United under Coach HENRY Makinwa has been in form after clinching 6 maximum points in its double home fixtures before losing against Warri Wolves on Matchday 20.
The team sits pretty on the 11th position on the log and will be missing the services of its defender Tswanya Samuel as he was sent off against Warri Wolves.
BOTH TEAMS FORM
Abia Warriors are currently out form, as the team is yet to record a win after condemning Warri Wolves to a defeat and has gone ahead to go three matches without a point.
Kastina United form has been excellent as they are able to clinch maximum points in its double home fixtures and thus the are comfortable on the log.
ONE TO WATCH
Abia Warriors who will miss the services of Bello Lukman will parade a different set of dangerous frontline as exciting Promise Ogu and Okon Otop will be the stars to be on the look out for.
Kastina United maestro Destiny Ashadi will always be a threat to any team as the young talented lad with his bunch of skills can wreck any side alongside one of the league highest goalscorer Tasiu Lawal.
TEAMS PAST MEETINGS
Both teams met last on Matchday one of the Current Nigeria Professional League at the Umuahia Township Stadium with Oni Jimoh scoring two goals to kick start the team’s season on a winning note.
2017- Abia Warriors 2 🆚️ 0 Kastina United
2017- Kastina United 1 🆚️ 0 Abia Warriors
2018- Abia Warriors 1 🆚️ 1 Kastina United
2019- Abia Warriors 2 🆚️ 0 Kastina United
Stadium: Muhammad Dikko Stadium
Opposition Jersey- Yellow shots and Jersey with Yellow Socks.