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Rivers United supporters club dishing out and dancing as Finidi unveiled

Gyration Galore As Rivers Utd Unveils Finidi As New Coach

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Former Super Eagles handler and now Rivers United Technical Manager, Finidi George, says it is going to be hard work all the way as he was officially unveiled by the club in Port Harcourt today.

Finidi, who led Enyimba to clinch their 9th League title last season, is hoping to replicate the feat with Rivers United, otherwise called the Pride of Rivers.

“I am very happy to be here; I left this place as a footballer and returned as a coach. Hopefully fans will appreciate what we are about to do. We are going to work hard to get results,” he enthused.

Prime Business Africa reports that  it was gyration all the way at the public presentation of the new manager as the team’s supporters club made it a no dull moment occasion, dishing out melodious songs to garnish the occasion.

The club taking to their X handle informed while the occasion was ongoing “Unveiling and public presentation of Finidi George as Technical Manager Rivers United FC. The best Supporters Club in the Nigeria Premier Football League, the Rivers United FC Supporters Club. 🏟️ Sharks Stadium Port Harcourt.”

NPFL 2024/25 Season kicks off 31st of August all things being equal

Ahead of the August kick-off date, some clubs have been directed to carry out remedial works to ensure that their grounds meet Facility Requirements of the Club Licensing Regulations.

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Rivers United new coach finidi George signs his contract.

In a letter to the clubs dated July 2, the Chief Operating Officer, Davidson Owumi, felicitated with the clubs on the successful completion of the last season and extended the invitation for the AGM.

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“I write to convey the warm wishes of the Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) Board and Management and to congratulate member clubs for the successful completion of the 2023/24 season.

“It is in working towards the new season’s earnest preparations and take-off on August 31, 2024, that the Board has elected to invite member clubs for the AGM on a tentative date of July 15-16 in Lagos”, the letter to the clubs read.

The NPFL informed the clubs through the letter that a number of them have been told about the unacceptable conditions of their playing turf and the absence of broadcast support facilities such as elevated camera stands.

“As we look forward to the meeting, letters have been written to some of the clubs whose facilities were found not suitable to host the NPFL matches in the new season in compliance with provisions of Facility requirements of the Club Licensing Regulations”, he added

Abia Warriors, Sunshine Stars, Shooting Stars, and Kwara United are among the clubs that have been directed to work on defects in their stadium.

The others are Niger Tornadoes, Plateau United, and the newly promoted El-Kanemi Warriors.

 

 

 

 

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Julius Okorie is Chief Sports and Entertainment Correspondent for Prime Business Africa. He began his journalism career with the Champion Newspaper and Sporting Champion and later moved on to Daily Independent and the Nation Newspapers. Okorie joined Prime Business Africa in 2024 bringing on board 20 years of experience in writing investigative news on Sports and Entertainment. His well researched and highly informative articles on Sports Business and general entertainment are followed by a wide range of audience.

Julius Okorie is Chief Sports and Entertainment Correspondent for Prime Business Africa. He began his journalism career with the Champion Newspaper and Sporting Champion and later moved on to Daily Independent and the Nation Newspapers. Okorie joined Prime Business Africa in 2024 bringing on board 20 years of experience in writing investigative news on Sports and Entertainment. His well researched and highly informative articles on Sports Business and general entertainment are followed by a wide range of audience.

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