Katsina United have replacement for CHAN Eagles’ Sani - Udechukwu

Wale Mustapha
The Chanji Boys striker claims they have players that can seamlessly take the place of their defender who is away on national team duty

Katsina United's Chinedu Udechukwu is certain they will fill the void left by defender, Nasiru Sani who is away with the CHAN Eagles, when they host Wikki Tourists on Sunday in a league tie.

Udechukwu, who will be available for selection again after missing some games to hamstring injury disclosed, they have able replacement that will take the place of the energetic defender as they go in the hunt for the three points that will take them further off relegation zone.

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“There is no doubt about it we are going to miss Nasiru because he is a very important member of the team. We wish him well in the Super Eagles but I believe we have able defenders that can take his place. We do not want to joke with the three points against Wikki Tourists and we are doing everything possible to get that,” Udechukwu told Goal.

“It was an amazing feeling when the team returned from Port Harcourt where they had gone to pick a point. The players and coaches that went for the game were promptly paid their match bonus and we have been told to step up our game and ensure that at the end of the season we are celebrating our retention in the league.

On his return to action, the forward says: “The injury slowed me down but I am fit now and I have started training even before they return from Port Harcourt. I have scored six goals which I feel is not too a bad stats. I will be available for selection on Sunday."