Abia Warriors draw 'a satisfactory result', says Akwa United's Maikaba

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With their fifth away draw this season in Umuahia, the Promise Keepers gaffer is delighted with his side's outing against the Uchendu Warriors

Akwa United head coach Abdul Maikaba says he is satisfied with his side's performance in their 0-0 draw against Abia Warriors in Umuahia on Wednesday.
 
Consolidating on their 3-0 home win over Gombe United, the Promise Keepers held Abdullahi Biffo's men at the Umuahia Township Stadium to hold on to the third spot.
 
And the former Wikki Tourist gaffer insists they perfectly executing their match plan against the Uchencu Warriors but were unlucky not getting a win in the end.
 
"The match was fine though we lost some scoring chances to win the game," Maikaba told Goal.
 
"But we are satisfied with the one point with got. Helping my team remain in the third position on the log, it was a satisfactory result.
 
“The officiating was fantastic and the home team was a great side. Abia played very good football, but my boys were up to the task and played perfectly to instructions.
 
“We created good chances but we failed to score and that denied us from getting the three points. Actually, we strategies well for the match and tactically, my boys played a compact game.
 
“We were close to ourselves and we know we have to be close to each other to give assistants to ourselves on the pitch to be able to cover each other in case of mistakes. The pitch actually is not playable and makes the game difficult but we managed and the way we approach the game worked a lot.
 
"We started with two attackers with Ubong Friday and Ibrahim Alhassan playing deep in the midfield. We did that to make sure that our two attackers will be able to get that support as quickly as possible.
 
"Our midfield was so compact and our attack should have gotten a goal. That was our match plan which went perfectly. So that with one goal, we can be able to win the game, but were just unlucky not to win the match. We will go back home for Sunday's game which will help us to consolidate our position."

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