The Executive Governor of Akwa Ibom state Udom Emmanuel gave a warming task to Akwa United after the team’s Thursday morning’s instructional session at the training pitch of the Godswill Akpabio global Stadium in Uyo.
As he advised the team to stay disciplined while concentrating on winning the Nigeria Professional League title toward the finish of the season.
Udom Emmanuel who talked through the Commissioner for Youth and Sports Sir Monday Uko commended Akwa United on their noteworthy performance in the first half of the season and entrusted them to be determined to accomplish more in the second half of the season to guarantee they bring back greatness to the state.
“I wish to express my sincere appreciation to you for your impressive performance in the first round of the season. Occupying 5th position on the league table of twenty teams is not very bad, but I know that you can do more than that. Do your best to move the team to the top position”.
The Governor also urged the players not to give pride a place in their career, but to be more committed keeping in mind the end goal to accomplish their set target.
” The whole state is happy and proud of your performance and achievement and I can assure you that the team will continue to enjoy the support of the government “. As professionals, I expect you to be disciplined, focused and more committed to your career”.
“When you play well and get the needed results, you put smiles on the faces Akwa Ibom people, that is why the government is also ready to give you all the support you to ensure you succeed”.
Meanwhile, Governor Udom did promise to compensate the team if they secured an away win against MFM FC (The Olukoya Boys ) in their next league game schedule for next month