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MFM FC plan to shock Enugu Rangers, says Jonathan Zikiye

5:49 PM SGT 26/4/18
On the back of their home draw with Rivers United, the Olukoya Boy has opened up on their quest to end their poor away form in Enugu

Jonathan Zikiye has disclosed MFM FC's mission to secure their first away points against Enugu Rangers in Thursday's rescheduled topflight clash at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium.

Following their Caf Confederation Cup ouster, the Olukoya Boys were held to a 1-1 draw by Rivers United at the Agege Stadium last Sunday and are on the lookout to recover their lost points.

And the former Kano Pillars man admits his side will face a mountainous task in the bid to gain points against 'tough' Gbenga Ogunbote's side but he insists that they will go all out for it.

"We are already in Enugu and getting prepared for Thursday's match against Rangers," Zikiye told Goal.

"We were not lucky to get a home win against Rivers United but we must put that aside and move on.  I believe that we can upset them in front of their fans and get our first away points. 

"Rangers are one of the toughest teams in the league and they have good coaches and quality players. But if some teams can go to Enugu and get results, nothing stopping us from doing same.

"It will be a big match playing the former champions but we have our game plan to shock them. Though the team is struggling with fatigue, we will go all out for a good result."

At least a point in Enugu will keep ninth-placed Fidelis Ilechukwu's side in the top 10 of the Nigerian topflight table.