Nigeria Professional Football League Champions Enyimba FC have announced it will play fellow top flight side Delta Force in a friendly.
The match will be played on Sunday 18th of August at the Enyimba International Stadium Aba as the People’s Elephant prepare the 2nd leg of the CAF Champions League Preliminary Round against Burkinabe Champions Rahimo FC.
The People’s Elephant are looking to overturn the 1-0 loss to Rahimo last weekend and will be using this fixture to fine tube the team.
As for Delta Force, the NPFL side will be looking to improve their performance in the league in the coming season. The Asaba based club narrowly escaped relegation last season and we found wanting against top clubs in the league.
Delta Force had earlier today confirmed that it will also be playing in the 2019 South East South Pre-season tournament and announcing this big friendly against Enyimba also signifies that the club are out for improve themselves.
Meanwhile, Enyimba thrashed minors Diamond Stars FC 4-0 in a practice match at the Enyimba Stadium on Thursday.
Strikes from Bashir Abdulrahaman and Reuben Bala gave Enyimba a two-goal lead at the interval, before Bala doubled his tally and the outstanding Cyril Olisema rounded off the game with a fourth.
Enyimba FC v Delta Force will kick off by 4pm.