Enugu Ranger International goalkeeper, Mutawakilu Seidu has set eyes on the league title following his side’s impressive performance in the Nigeria Professionals Football League this season.
Seidu, who has experience from Ghana Premier League sides, Hearts of Oak, Dreams FC as well as the youth side of Asante Kotoko, is a key member of Rangers this term.
The tall and lanky goalkeeper has kept 10 games, recording six clean sheets and conceding four times.
He tells Africa-foot.com of his resolve to see Rangers clinch the 2021/22 NPFL league title despite in third spot.
“We are fighting for the trophy because the league is still open, we are now entering the second round.
“So we are fighting to win the league because it is our most target and it’s our target to go to Africa.
“If we win the league we will go to Africa, the points [difference] is eight between we and the first position.
“But I hope we will catch up with the remaining 19 matches so we pray for injury free. “We are praying to win the league so that at least we get our Africa slot, that is our target,” Mutawakilu Seidu told Africa-foot.
“Playing in Africa is one of the most important tournament on the continent for a player so I wish to be in Africa.” Mutawakilu Seidu added.
The 26-year-old goalkeeper kept a clean sheet when Rangers hammered defending champions, Akwa United 3-0 at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium on Sunday.
They have an impressive record of going 18 games with just three defeats and conceded six goals.
Rangers are third on the league table with 31 points – eight points behind leaders, Rivers United and seven less than second place, Plateu United.
They will next host 17th place Lobi Stars in week 19 on March 20 at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium.