June 25, 2018

Governor gifts players plots of land, cash for reaching final

Governor gifts players plots of land, cash for reaching final

Gov. Umaru Al-Makura has offered plots of land and N10 million cash to the management and players of Nasarawa United Football Club for reaching the Federation Cup Finals for the first time.

The governor announced the donation in Lafia on Tuesday night at a brief ceremony held in honour of the team for their exploits in the 2016 Federation Cup competition. The team lost the final match to FC Ifeanyi Ubah via penalty shootout

Al-Makura noted that though the team failed to lift the trophy, the players did not disappoint their supporters and the government because they fought hard till the end only losing via penalty shootout. “Our meeting here is not to agonise or feel sad but to show gladness and celebrate the people who made Nasarawa state proud. Read more

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