2020/2021 NPFL Season: Nasarawa United Resume Training Wednesday
By Our Correspondent
Nasarawa United will resume training on Wednesday, September 16, 2020, in preparation for the commencement of the 2020/2021 Nigeria Professional Football League season, Bestchoicesports.com.ng can report
Even as the federal government dillydallies on total reopening of sporting activities in the country, Nasarawa United, just like every other club spoiling for honour at the new seasons will commence their training schedule on Wednesday.
Football in Nigeria and sports generally have been on suspension since March 18 following the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic in the country.
At the end of the Club’s Management meeting held last week in Lafia, Club Chairman, Barr. Isaac Danladi, disclosed that the resumption date became imperative to adequately prepare the team for the next football season.
He revealed that the Nasarawa State Government, under the prudent leadership of Governor Abdullahi Sule, has procured a multi-million naira edifice for the Club to serve as administrative office and camp house for the players and officials respectively.
A release by the club notes that Barr. Danladi added that in order to make the present camp house and stadium facilities habitable in tandem with the COVID-19 protocols, Management had directed for their fumigation accordingly.
While thanking His Excellency, Governor Abdullahi Sule and the Government of Nasarawa State for the great gesture in procuring the edifice, the Club Chairman who also doubles as Chairman of the NPFL Club Owners’ Association equally revealed that the Club has retained thirty-five(35) players ahead of the new league season.
The retained players include: Danlami Umar, Galadima Mohammed, Ibrahim Matthew, Abubakar Abdullahi Sadiq, Ebuka Amaekwe, Victor Okoro, Ismaila Mayaki, Franklin Tebo, Manga Mohammed, Chidi Solomon, Dauda Maigishiri, Ohanachom Chinedu, Daddy Morris, and Abdullahi Bello.
Others are Ruben Goma, Mohammed Abdullahi, Ikenna Ofor, Lawal Abubakar, Kattoh Haggai, Anas Yusuf, Ahmed Mohammed Sabo, Fidelis Junior, Mohammed Shammasu, Abdullaziz Umar, Emmanuel Makama, Attahiru Zangina, Ismaila Mohammed, Mohammed Sarki Benteke, Moyi Mohammed Hassan, David Ehiaghe Shekwalagaza, Ogba Jacob Kuki, Barnabas Imenger, Musa Zamfara, Gindau Aliyu Bello and Nnda Yabo.