Only players we need will be asked to resume, Akwa United tells players

Only players we need will be asked to resume, Akwa United tells players

The management of of 2016 Aiteo Cup Champions Akwa United Football Club has declared a twenty-one days  end of the season break for its officials and players according to Chairman of the Paul Bassey.

Paul Bassey made this known to the officials and players in a brief meeting on Thursday in Uyo.


While addressing the officials and players, the veteran Broadcasting says the Club would have won the 2017/2018 Nigeria Professional Football League title if the league wasn’t stopped with fourteen matches left to play.


“The just concluded NPFL season in which we finished second on the log was our best season since the establishment of this club 21 years ago. Who knows, maybe, if the league didn’t end the way it ended we would have been the NPFL champions.


“Our preparations for the new season will commence soon but we all have to take a break and go home to our families and loved ones after a long season.


Bassey , However told the players that the Club will reach out to does that will needed for next season.


“Those that we will need for next season, we will reach out to you before the end of next week but if we don’t call you, it means your services is no longer needed next season.


“As a player, while enjoying your break remember that you are a professional footballer, stay away from activities that will affect your fitness level. Maintain high level of discipline and be focused” Elder Bassey concluded.


The Promise Keepers finished second on the Nigeria Professional Football League table with 41 points from 24 matches last season, two points behind champions Lobi stars of Makurdi.

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