Akombo seeks fresh start at Lobi
• Scores winner for new club
Ukeyima Akombo has disclosed that his move to Lobi Stars was to seek a fresh start and move on with his career after leaving Enyimba of Aba where he had a torrid time last season.
The one time Sunshine Stars’ attacker justified his acquisition when he scored his club’s lone goal in a 1-0 win over National League side, Wikki Tourists in a friendly match played at the packed McCarthy Stadium, Makurdi.
Speaking with SportingLife, Akombo enthused that he has put his past behind him as he aims to shoot Lobi to the top at the end of the league season which starts in two weeks.
Adding to the words of Akombo, Lobi Stars’ head coach, Evans Ogenyi thumbed up his players including Akombo and he expressed that he is still building a team ahead of the new season.
“My team is still a work in progress. We will get better with time. I thank my players for ensuring that we are moving forward with the rest of our preparations,” Ogenyi said.