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Nigeria Women League issues warning to Edwin Okon

02 September 2015, 15:34

Abuja - The Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) has issued a strong warning to the Head Coach of Rivers Angels, Edwin Okon over his ‘unruly’ behaviour at match venues, especially in their last weekend match against Nasarawa Amazons in Lafia.

In a letter signed by the League Secretary Emmanuel Adesanya, and addressed to the Secretary of Rivers State Football Association, copied to the Chairman of Rivers State FA and Okon himself, the notice read, “we wish to draw the attention of the Chief Coach of Rivers Angels FC of Port Harcourt Mr Edwin Okon to the derogatory statement he made about the match officials that officiated their match, that is, Nasarawa Amazons vs Rivers Angels played on Saturday 29th August 2015 at the Lafia Township Stadium.”

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“It was reported by the Match Commissioner that Mr. Edwin Okon made uncomplimentary statements about the whole officials especially the Centre Referee.

“The Nigeria Women Football League here by warn seriously that such an unsportsmanlike behaviour shall not be accepted from anybody either players or team officials. Please let the game of football grow in Nigeria,” the letter concluded.

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