Bayelsa United Targeting The NPFL Title – Teibowei

Bayelsa United forward Robert Mizo scored first NPFL 2023/23 Hat-trick.

Bayelsa United head coach Diepreye Teibowei opens up on the target of the Yenagoa-based club in the 2023/2024 Nigeria Premier Football League NPFL, season reports.

Bayelsa United earned its first league win in the 2023/24 NPFL season last weekend in Yenagoa, when they beat former NPFL champions Akwa United.

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The club’s highest goalcorer last season, Robert Mizo, against Akwa United was very instrumental scoring a hat-trick to help his side secure an important win.

Speaking to the media, coach of Bayelsa United, Diepreye Teibowei, the win against Akwa United is a signal that the club meant business this season. According to the tactician, his boys is bent on putting in a better performance from what they have last season.

Bayelsa United set sights on the NPFL title

Bayelsa United forward Robert Mizo scored first NPFL 2023/23 Hat-trick.
Bayelsa United forward, Robert Mizo with his hat-trick ball.

“The win over Akwa United has sent a clear signal that we mean business this season,” he told DAILY POST.

“We want to better our performance from last season.”

He added, “our fans should expect an improved performance in the next game against Doma United.”

In a related story, Niger Tornadoes coach, Hamza Abara confirmed his boys have switched attention to the NPFL Matchday 2 fixture against Rivers United.

Niger Tornadoes suffered a 1-0 loss go Abia Warriors last weekend in Umuahia, Abia State Capital. And according to tactician, it was a spirited game, despite they lost away from home.

“Despite the defeat in Umuahia against Abia Warriors, it was a good game and a spirited performance from the players,” Abara told the club’s media.

“We have the potential to do even better, so we have to put in extra effort and be determined and focused to achieve our aims.”

In another story, Rangers International player, Ugochukwu Ugokwe, has completed a successful knee surgery. The midfielder, has been battling with a knee injury for some months, and has been on the sidelines since then.

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In a viral video, the player was captured appreciating Rangers International staff and teammates, for keeping faith and standing by him during his trying times.

“I thank Rangers for still keeping their faith in me, UP Rangers, Never Say Die,” he said.

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