Defender Kunle Odunlami has boasted of Rivers United’s chances against Heartland in the week two of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) on Sunday.
Odunlami, a regular face in the Rivers United squad admitted that it would be a tough task, but the Pride of Rivers are good enough to win.
“The coaches have done their best and we are all ready to give our best as well, but we must always hope for luck in the game,” the ex Sunshine Stars and Al Merreikh defender enthused.
“That is the most important thing for now. We are battle ready for Heartland, but we still need fans’ support because we want to make them proud.
“We must play to win and we must also prepare for a tough task because Heartland is also a good side in Nigeria. With my modest experience in the team, I believe we have what it takes to beat Heartland. This is a team of professionals; I am comfortable with the atmosphere of everybody in the team,” he told Futbalgalore.com.
The match between Rivers United and Heartland will hold at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium on Sunday. Kickoff is at 4pm.