Ilorin - ABS FC General Manager, Alloy Chukwuemeka said that
the club was battle-ready to stage a quick comeback to the Glo Premier League
Chukwuemeka told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ilorin
that the players and officials were aware of the enormous mandate before them
following their relegation to the Nigeria National League last season.
He said the welfare of players and officials would be given
topmost priority to enable them to fully concentrate on their job.
“We want to put smiles on the faces of our fans again by
ensuring we return to the Premier League next season. We will continue to run
the club in a professional way with respect to FIFA standards.
“We are one of the few clubs which give young players the
chance to prove themselves. The proprietor is not happy about what happened
last season but we will justify the confidence he reposed in us,’’ Chukwuemeka
The former Yobe Desert FC spokesman said the club's resolve
to pay the players Premier League allowances was a sign that the management was
serious about returning to the country's elite division.
It would be recalled that ABS unveiled a 30-man squad last
month in their buildup to the 2013/2014 season of the NNL which will kick off
on February 15.
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