Sporting Lagos FC Assistant Coach, Edward Green has revealed he felt ‘ a bit emotional ‘ on his return home to face Akwa United FC in a Nigeria Premier Football League matchday two clash on Sunday, October 8.
The Akwa Ibom State Born UEFA licensed Coach, quit his role at Akwa United FC, in September 2023 returned to face the Promise Keepers with his new club Sporting Lagos FC.
The keenly contested NPFL match ended 0-0 at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo on Sunday October 8, with Green a significant feature alongside Coach Isah on the touchline for visiting Sporting Lagos FC, in the abscence of Head Coach Paul Offor who is in Namibia for a Course.
In an exclusive chat with SportsRation correspondent, Nsikakabasi Akpan after the game, Coach Edward Green bared his mind on his homecoming and the result which sent Sporting Lagos FC to top-spot in the NPFL standings.
Green said: ” A bit emotional but am with Sporting so my thoughts are geared towards making sporting reach her desired height.
On the result, the young gaffer who spent five seasons at Akwa United FC before moving to NPFL new boys Sporting Lagos FC, said he was happy.
“Very happy [With the result], even though we missed out scoring in the first half but that was a perfect game on the road, ” he remarked.
Sporting Lagos FC have now gathered four points to sit top of the 2023/2024 Nigeria Premier Football League standings, while Akwa United FC are placed 18th with one point from two matches.