Dolphins players predict tough Super Four tourney
THERE is excitement and high expectations in the camp of Dolphins FC, one of the teams involved in the Premier League Super Four (invitational) tournament featuring four top teams of the league and two junior national teams.
Dolphins, last season’s Federations Cup losing finalist and 2015 CAF Confederation Cup hopefuls regrouped at the weekend ahead of the tournament which serves as the opener to what promises to be a busy 2014/15 football season for the club.
Captain Sunday Rotimi was one of the early birds to arrive camp as the players trickled into camp after their holidays, but the veteran goalkeeper and Jonathan Zikiye are already looking forward to an impressive outing in the tournament commences on January 24 in Abuja.
For Rotimi, a former Sunshine Stars goalkeeper, the competition will serve as the perfect build-up for all teams involved ahead of their continental tasks since the top three teams in the league for the past two seasons and his team, Dolphins can easily be rated as the best in the land at the moment.
“It’s been long I participated in a tournament of this magnitude and I think it will help the teams in terms of match practice. It’s going to be a tough tournament because I believe the clubs involved are the best in the country presently.” Rotimi begun
The former Super Eagles goalkeeper hopes that his current side, Dolphins, will make the most of the expanded format and possibly come out tops at the end of the round robin tournament.