Akwa United stuck to 'plans' for Nasarawa United comeback win - Ifeanyi

The Promise Keepers’ midfielder has pointed out that they were only concerned about their script even as they were threatened by their visitors

Following their comeback victory against Nasarawa United, Ifeanyi Ifeanyi says sticking to the 'plans' helped Akwa United.

Aminu Kadiri stunned the fans at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium when he put the Solid Miners ahead in the 38th minute but Friday Ubong restored parity for the hosts before Christian Pyagbara 48th minute goal sealed the win for Abdu Maikaba's men.

“Nasarawa United really surprised us but we were helped greatly by the fact that we stuck to our plans and we were never afraid at any time in the match," Ifeanyi told Goal.

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"They scored the opening goal but we reacted almost immediately and this made us settle down going into the second half.

“After the break, we were able to adjust our playing pattern and tried to hit them on the counter immediately the second half started and this made us to have our foothold on the game. They came out thereafter but we have shut all doors by which they could get an equalizer.”

Akwa United are third in the league table with 50 points from 31 matches.

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