He however said would only be if “if things are not manipulated’’.
NAN reports that FC Abuja plays in the Division One C of the Nigeria Nation-Wide League (NNWL)
“In our cadre, we are the best, and we pray to get promoted. But the way the league is going is not encouraging.
“But, we would have been sure of gaining promotion before now if not for some people who think they can decide one’s fate in a twinkle of an eye.
“People manipulate things unnecessarily to get what they want, and FC Abuja will never be part of it.
“But, FC Abuja will not do anything that is against the law. We will play only on the field and nothing more and the management will be satisfied with our result,’’ Ilerika said.
“The referees cancel goals without just cause. But because the club wants to exhibit discipline, we have been maintaining our cool.
“However, what they are doing is enough to make some people lose their heads. But we have chosen to play according to the rules and leave everything open,’’ he said.
“You can imagine that in our group all the clubs have won their home matches. But is that a good league?
“ You go to a state where you know you can defeat their club on a normal day, but they will turn everything around and nothing will happen and you will have to return home defeated and angry.
“I have told my club’s management the first day I took up this job that I only want to play the game the way it is played. If they are satisfied with my performance, fine. If not, they can do what they want,’’ he said.
FC Abuja is presently third on the table with three matches left to the end of the season.
They will host Dalhatu Football Club of Gusau on Wednesday, before travelling to Birnin Kebbi to confront Magajin Rafi Football Club on July 30.
FC Abuja’s last league match will be played in Abuja against Kaduna Bees on Aug. 7.(NAN)[eap_ad_3]