By Johnny Edward:
Nigerian midfielder Paul Onobi will miss Kuopio Palloseura's home clash against Rovaniemi in the Finnish League at the Savon Sanomat Areenaon , Sunday due to a one match suspension, Completesportsnige
But the Azubuike Egwuekwe, Aliyu Abubakar and Gbolahan Salami are all poised to make their 19th 16th and 18th respective appearance for Kuopio in the encounter.
Onobi, 23, who has made 13 appearances since joining the club from Nigerian Premier Football League side Sunshine Stars, was sent off for a second bookable offence in KuPS' 3-0 loss to VPS at the Elisa Stadion last week.
And his coach, Marko Rajamäki, is confident his side can bounce back from the shambolic defeat and halt Rovaniemi's unbeaten run of six games.
"RoPS has reached the optimal workout for a moment after the Euro gambles. I believe that Rovaniemi will arrive very active and energetic team against us but I'm confident of my team because their play suits us very well, " Rajamäki told the Veikkausliiga website.
KuPS are currently fifth on the (Finnish League) Veikkausliiga log with 28 points from 18 points.