Players of Abia Warriors Football Club of Umuahia have lauded the management of the team for fulfilling its financial obligations to the players, thereby motivating them for more action.
Captain of the side, Chima Uluocha, who made the players’ feelings known while addressing newsmen in Umuahia, noted that in addition to the prompt payment of their salaries, management has also ensured prompt settlement of their match bonuses and other emoluments.
Uluocha, who led by example by scoring Abia Warriors’ first goal in the Premier League from the penalty spot in a 2-0 victory over visiting Kaduna United, said the chairman of the club, Chief Emeka Inyama has also motivated them by making and fulfilling his promises to them.
“in our last game with Kaduna united, the Chairman promised us a big amount of money if we won the game and he has since redeemed the pledge. We are very happy “he said. The captain also commended the government under Governor T.A. Orji for the assistance to the club and newsmen for the massive publicity they give to Abia Warriors and promised that they will continue to live up to expectations.
Speaking the secretary of the club Oliver Ndife promised that management will always take seriously the welfare of the players and urged them to continue to be good ambassadors of the state