Speaking after his team’s victory against Victoria United aka OPOPO, coach Joseph Ekokobe of EEMSA, attributed his team’s victory to hard work and respect of tactics by his playwrs.

Hear him:”My team was well prepared and that is why we were able to beat our opponent.

I first of all give thanks to God for the victory.

I will also like to thank my players for respecting instructions for it really paid off.

Victoria United has a good squad and it isn’t easy to beat them.

But with my experience, I was able to come up with a strategy to beat them which am happy that it did work well.

It wasn’t a good day for my side as we squandered many scoring chances but am happy that defensively, we did a marvelous job.

In the return leg, we will try to score first so as to seal our qualification into the final.