President of FC Ifeanyi Ubah, Dr. Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah, has called on Nigerians in Egypt to come out en mess to support Nigeria’s flagbearers in the CAF Confederation Cup campaign, FC Ifeanyi Ubah when they play Al-Masry of Egypt on Sunday at the Ismailia Stadium, Ismailia Egypt.
The Anambra Warriors arrived in Egypt on Thursday evening with over 70 supporters.
Dr. Ubah appealed the Nigerians resident in the North African country to rally round the Nigerian team in the crucial second leg encounter.
FC Ifeanyi Ubah defeated their Egyptian counterpart Al-Masry by a lone goal on Sunday 12th February, in Nnewi, Anambra state in the first leg. The team needs at least a point from the Ismailia encounter to qualify for the next round of the competition.
“Your coming to the Ismailia Stadium for the support of this Nigeria team will be most appreciated as this is the club's first continental outing outside the shore of the country, he told the Nigerians.
“Again, history has always had it that Nigerian community living in any host country always come out to cheer a Nigerian team up whenever they play in any country outside of Nigeria. Nigerians in Egypt have never failed to follow this antecedent.
“I had followed Nigerian teams to various competitions outside Nigeria for years, where I met with Nigerian communities as they trooped out in solidarity to cheer Nigeria teams up,” he said.