Umuahia - A delegation of the League Management Company that
inspected facilities at the Umuahia Township Stadium in readiness for the kick off
of this season’s Nigeria Professional Football League has concluded its
Some of the facilities inspected by the delegation at the
Abia Warriors Football Club home ground include the playing turf, the dressing
rooms for both home and away teams, the press stand, public conveniences,
referees dressing rooms, the VIP stand among others.
The two-man special delegation which included Okey Kpalukwu,
a Director of the League Management Company and veteran sports administrator
Emeka Iwuagwu, also inspected the media and technical facilities at the stadium.
At the end of the inspection exercise, the team said they
have seen the facilities on ground, but said that there was still room for improvement.
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The team however could not disclose to newsman what their
findings were, insisting that they would write their report and submit same to LMC,
which according to them, have the final say.
“We have seen the facilities you have on ground but there is
still room for you to upgrade. We will write our report to the LMC and they will
communicate you accordingly,” Kpalukwu said.
In his reaction, the Chairman of Abia Warriors FC, Emeka
Inyama who had earlier welcomed the team to the Umuahia Township Stadium,
commended them for doing a thorough job and expressed confidence that the LMC’s
response to their report will be favourable to Abia Warriors.
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