Akwa United Players To Begin Pre-Season Camping Nov 2 In Uyo
Akwa United management have announced Thursday November 2 as resumption date for the 2017/2018 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season.
The 2017 Aiteo Cup winner defeated Niger Tornadoes 3-2 on penalties to emerge winner of the competition after playing scoreless draw at regulation time. The victory automatically handed the CAF Confederation Cup ticket to The Promise Keepers as they represent Nigeria on the continent.
The club statement reads: “Pioneer Aiteo Cup winners and CAF Confederation Cup contenders for 2018 season Akwa United Football Club of Uyo have announced Thursday November 2nd, 2017 as the date for resumption of training ahead of the new NPFL season.
“Players and Coaches are mandated to report to camp in Uyo on or before Thursday November 2nd as the first training session will take place on Friday November 3rd at 8:00am prompt.
“The team embarked on an end of the season break few days after lifting this year’s Aiteo Cup. The Promise Keepers will be competing in three competitions next season; the Nigeria Professional Football League NPFL, Aiteo Cup and the CAF Confederation Cup.”