Enyimba’s Victory is the Victory of all Abians, says Governor Okezie Ikpeazu
The Governor of Abia State, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has congratulated the management and players of Enyimba International Football Club of Aba for emerging champions of this year’s Nigeria Glo Premier League Competition after yesterday’s goalless draw with Sunshine Stars Football Club of Akure at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos and making history as the first Nigerian clubside to win the league trophy for a record seven times.
The Governor who was personally present at the Teslim Balogun Stadium to cheer the Elephants and also personally received the silver trophy said the victory is a victory for all Abians.
He expressed happiness over the achievements of Enyimba FC which has brought glory to the state and thanked the management and the players for being great ambassadors of the state, adding that by the feat, Enyimba has confirmed that Abia State remains Nigeria’s soccer power house.
The Governor used the occasion to reaffirm the commitment of his administration towards youth and sports development, noting that Abia is home to great talents and potentials in all works of life which he has set out to develop and expose to the world.
He promised to give the Enyimba team his maximum support and all necessary incentives to enable them perform well in their CAF Champions league campaign next year.
Chief Press Secretary to the Governor.