The Warri Wolves coach says he will not take chances against the lowly ranked Spotlight in the Federation Cup
Speaking on the match after the normal training season at the Warri City Stadium during the week, Ogbeide disclosed that the team will move into close camping today, Friday with 24 players and will leave for Ilorin on Monday.
"I will not waste my time underrating the Nigeria National League side. I am going to be very serious with them because there is no second chance once a team loses a game in the competition.
“This match is very important to us and we cannot afford to underrate any team especially Spotlight. We are very familiar with them because Warri Wolves edged them out via penalty shootout last season after they equalized in the last minute of the game.
"They are in the Pro-league and are doing well. Our aim is to play in the final and all hands must be on deck for this match. The team will move into close camping on Friday and from there to Ilorin on Monday.
"I am going to feature my best eleven because the teams in the lower league are fond of springing surprises when least expected”
Meanwhile, coach Ogbeide has expressed gratitude to coach Stephen Keshi for inviting three Warri Wolves players to the home based Super Eagles with Osadiaye Joseph joining the duo of Azubuike Egwuekwe and Oghenekaro Etebo.
According to Ogbeide, this will further expose them and improve their working rate.
“I am happy for their invitation and will want to thank the coach for doing the right thing. I am very sure that they will be more exposed and their working rate will improve too. No doubt, if we qualify for a continental assignment, their exposure will go a long way to help the club," Ogbeide said.