Wednesday, February 01, 2012

Egwim in line for Dolphins’ debut

New Dolphins’ signing, Ifeanyi Egwim looks set to make his debut for the champions when they confront 3SC on matchday six of the Nigeria Premier League (NPL) on Wednesday.

The striker had been a target of the Nigerian champions in the off-season before a deal was wrapped up at the weekend to snap him up from rivals, Enugu Rangers. has been informed that Egwim has made the trip with the Dolphins’ contingent for Wednesday’s tie against 3SC at the MKO Abiola Stadium in Abeokuta.

Dolphins’ head coach, Stanley Eguma has been an admirer of Egwim after his team played out a 2 – 2 draw with Enugu Rangers at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium last season on May 18, 2011. can also report that Egwim’s new teammates are full of praise for the striker’s intelligence in front of goal.

Goalkeeper Sunday Rotimi told that Egwim’s awareness and instinct in front of goal is amazing during training sessions.

“He is a very good player. And he has been very sharp in front of goal during training and I believe he is going to be a big player for us this season,” Rotimi said.

“Other players in the club also realise why the coach brought him in and I am sure he will give the strikers we have in our team serious competition. I am confident that he will score goals for us and help us win the league again.”

Dolphins are currently in second place in the NPL standings with nine points – one behind leaders, Gombe United – after playing four games.

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