By Izuchukwu Okosi
Mountain of Fire and Miracles FC players; Stephen Odey, Chukwuka Onuwa and Sikiru Olatunbosun are excited by the
expected presence of Super Eagles technical adviser Gernot Rhor in the club’s Match day 18 game against El-Kanemi on
Sunday at the Agege Stadium Lagos, Newslegend.com.ng reports.
The Super Eagles boss had last month during the international break pledged to watch some Nigeria Professional
Football League (NPFL) matches and chief coach Salisu Yusuf Newslegend.com.ng on Thursday exclusively informed of
Rhor’s presence in the game
“The coach’s presence is welcome. No, we won’t be under pressure. I hope I am speaking the minds of my team-mates
but for me, I am comfortable by his decision to come and watch our game against El-Kanemi,” Stephen Odey, the NPFL
top scorer with 13 goals told Newslegend.com.ng on Saturday.
“I will just keep doing what I know how to do best and hope I impress him. I have 13 goals now but hopefully I will
add to that number,” Odey added.
Creative midfielder Chukwuka Onuwa who has not scored this season but has accounted for seven assists said:
“We will be very relaxed on Sunday against El-Kanemi. We just need to be focused on the field of play.
“Coach Rhor watching us is a morale booster, it won’t put us under pressure,” the skillful playmaker who has drawn
comparison with former Super Eagles stars, Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha and Etim Esin said confidently.
Winger Sikiru Olatunbosun re-echoed the thoughts of his team-mates by hoping to score a “world class” goal similar
to his strike against Enugu Rangers at the Agege Stadium on 24 February 2017 in a Match day 10 fixture.
The duo of Odey and Onuwa combined beautifully with their passes which Olatunbosun then profited from to score the
“Every player of MFM, including El-Kanemi, will be playing to impress the coach. By the grace of God I may score
another fine goal like the one against Enugu Rangers,” Olatunbosun said in reference to the strike that won him the
accolade of having scored the CNN goal-of-the-week.
El-Kanemi are second in the NPFL table with 30 points same as their hosts, MFM who are third. The Maiduguri based-
side however have a +6 goal difference while MFM have +3. Plateau United are on top of the table with 32 points.