Two former Messiah FC players will be facing each other in the Egyptian Premier League on Saturday.
John Okoli plays as a striker for Arab Contractors FC, while John Okoye plies his trade with ENPPI SC in the Egyptian Premier League.
ENPPI SC will welcome Al Mokawloon SC to their home at the Petrol Sport Stadium in a week two encounter.
Okoli has expressed his delight as he prepares to slug it out with Okoye.
“It’s going to be a nice feeling for me playing against his team”.
“My expectation is let the best team win”
Okoli also revealed that his ambition is to help Arab Contractors finish among the top four teams in the league.
“As a striker my expectation for the team is to be among best 4 teams in Egypt and make my goals count at the end of the season”.
Similarly, John Okoye also maintained that he is ready to square it out with his former teammate at Messiah FC.
“We’ve played together and also against each other back years in Cyprus and it was an exciting game which we both gave good performance”.
Okoye is confident that they will both give good performance and the better side should win.
“I believe we both will give good performance and the better side who convert their chances will win”
Messiah FC Team Manager, Deji Beecroft showered encomiums on both players for flying the flag of the club in Egypt.
“Okoli just came to Egypt this season, Okoye started playing for Ennpi last season and he scored ten goals”.
Messiah FC is a Lagos-based team competing in the National Nationwide League, NLO.