By Sab Osuji:
Warri Wolves arrived Murtala Muhammed International Airport Lagos Sunday night after their CAF Champions League exit, no thanks to a 2-0 aggregate defeat by Al Merreikh of Sudan Saturday in Khartoum, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
The team comprising 16 players and four officials flew to Uyo, capital of Akwa Ibom where they will confront Akwa United in a rescheduled NPFL match on Wednesday, March 23, at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, otherwise known as Nest of Champions.
The contingent, Completesportsnigeria.com understands, was airlifted by Dana airline's 9.30 am flight.
"16 players and some officials have left for Uyo aboard Dana Airline" Moses Etu, chairman of the club told Completesportsnigeria.com Monday morning.
"We decided to fly them to Uyo in order to avoid fatigue on the part of the players that may arise if they travel by road," Etu added.
Completesportsnigeria.com further gathered that some officials, including the chairman will head for Warri to pick two players that will make up the required 18 players for a match.
"Yes, myself and the coach will travel to Warri to tidy a few things before joining the team in Uyo.
"We'll also take along, two players, Solomon Opako and Tunde Solomon, as well as their licenses to Uyo for the match," Etu told Completesportsnigeria.com.