FC Ifeanyi Ubah, one of the two privately owned clubs in the Nigerian Professional Football League are confident they can dethrone current League champions Enyimba by next season/
The optimism from the football club owned by the Billionaire businessman, Dr. Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah sterns from the ambitious move to fly in the six footballers and two assistant coaches from Brazil after successful negotiations with their clubs.
Some of the newly signed players are Wiltor Dalbo, Alberico Barbosa and Andres Darlan Da Silva, as well as Rafael Assis Da Lira.
The Club Chairman of the Nnewi-based club, Mr Chukwuma Ubah stated how delighted the club is with the arrival of the Brazilian players and coaches.
He affirmed his belief and confidence in the Brazilian players/coaches and their capacity to bring their experience to the team with a view to winning the league title for the first time and within its second attempt.
He said that the choice of Brazilians will spur and challenge our local talents to bring out the best in them to meet international standard. He also reiterated the club’s desire to win the league this coming season and promised that the club will stop at nothing to achieving its goal.
The players and coaches as stated by club officials will be joining the other players at the club’s camp base in Ibadan to commence preparations for the forthcoming season.