Lagos - Abia Warriors FC have gone spiritual in readiness for the 2014/15 Nigeria Professional Football League season which gets underway on Saturday.
A dedication service, which is now an annual ritual and holds before the start of every football season, took place at the Umuahia Township stadium and was attended by members of the club’s Board, Management, Staff, Technical Crew and Players.
In his speech at the occasion, club chairman, Emeka Inyama said the dedication service was used to honour God for His mercies which saw the team complete the previous season unhindered.
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Inyama, who stated that Abia Warriors rely on God alone for all its businesses, reminded the players, officials and Management of the need to continue to work as one family in order to achieve maximum result.
According to him, Abia Warriors is welfare-oriented as could be attested to by members of the team, pointing out that lots of measures have been put in place to assist the players achieve their aim in life and urged them to seize the opportunity with both hands.
Earlier in his exhortations, the organiser of the re-dedication service, Pastor Osoka Okorie thanked God for preserving the team last season and prayed that the favour be extended to the team in the forth-coming season.
Highlight of the occasion were prayers for the players, officials, Management and staff as well as the renewed of the covenant with God and dedication of the Umuahia Township Stadium pitch, home ground of the Warriors.For the latest on national news, politics, sport, entertainment and more follow us on Twitter and like our Facebook page.