’The Changi Boys’ will face yet another litmus test when they welcome Lobi Stars to the magnificent Muhammadu Dikko Stadium in one of the NPFL matchday 14 fixtures Sunday.
Katsina United who suffered a narrow defeat to Kwara United 1 – 0 in Ilorin last weekend will hope to return to winning ways when they trade tackles against NPFL current champions on Sunday.
Lobi Stars who recorded another disappointing result at home in their last match against relegation threatening Niger Tornadoes 2 – 2, will go to this encounter with the hope of getting positive result.
Coach Abdullahi Biffo team has already dropped two points at home this season against the table toppers MFM FC and will do everything possible in this game to ensure that the maximum points is amassed knowing that any results other winning might see them drop to the relegation zone
The Makurdi team will also throw everything into this game in order to avoid defeat as losing to Katsina United on Sunday will further complicate their woes of survival.
Katsina United will still bank on their star players like; Tasiu Lawal, Lukman Muhammed, Destiny Ashadi, Usman Barau and Martins Usule who scored the team only goal in the first leg in Makurdi to fire them to victory on Sunday.
While the visitors will parade the likes of former Sunshine Stars striker Sikiru Alimi, Samad Kadiri, the duo of U23 stars Ebube Duru and John Lazarus to spur them to positive result
Coach ABdullahi Biffo told the media that his team target in this crunch tie is the three points.
“Yes, I know is going to be a tough game, Lobi Stars are the league champions and I am sure they will come all out to get point here just like we did in Makurdi but we are not ready to sacrifice any of our points again. He declared
“Our target is simple and clear, which is to win and get all the three points.
He went further to reveal that his side is ready for the game
“My players are well motivated and they are mentally and physically ready for the game
Katsina United have dropped to seventh position on the league table on the back of the 1 – 0 defeat to Kwara United, they have picked 14 points from 11 games.
Lobi Stars are fourth on the table with 16 points amassed from nine games.