The management of Ekiti United Football club has expressed readiness to swing into action in preparation for the re-opening of the Nigerian Football leagues f’ollowing the Federal Goverment’s lifting of the ban on sporting activities in the country.

Ekiti United management represented by the secretary, Ayodeji Olowolafe while supervising the payment of the monthly salaries of the players of the team over the weekend said the players of Ekiti United have been alerted to get prepared to join the team to start preparation for the Nigeria National football league-NNL 2019/2020 Season.

He further said the technical crew will resume tomorrow Tuesday while the management and technical crew will on Thursday meet to deliberate on the resumption date for the players training and other activities.

Two players of Ekiti United Boluwaji Afolabi and Sunday Agboola said they could not wait for the rez-opening of football acrivities in the country.The two players also said all members of the squad have been involved in personal training since the outbreak of coronaviurs in order to avoid rustiness.

In the meantime, the commissioner for Youth and Sport development in Ekiti state, Mr Micheal Awopetu has informed the management of Ekiti United that the state govenor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has approved the purchase of a vehicle for the management of the team as well as suitable big mattresses for the players to aid comfortability at the team camp.

The state government was also commended for it’s efforts at giving the Oluyemi Kayode a face lift by regressing the soccer pitch.

Kevin Ifedayo

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