Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has rewarded Rivers United FC gamers with $20,000 (N 8,308m) every for successful the 2022 Nigerian Skilled Soccer League (NPFL).
The Governor made this identified whereas internet hosting the gamers and administration of the staff on the Authorities Home in Port Harcourt on Thursday.
He famous that the laborious work earned them the victory and prevented manipulations that may have prevented them from turning into champions.
Wike who introduced a money reward of $20,000 to every participant additionally promised to double the quantity in the event that they qualify to the group stage of the CAF Champions League.
The governor counseled the staff for the dedication and laborious work to attain the victory and urged the staff to arrange bodily and psychologically for the CAF Champions League.
He additionally introduced that the state authorities will sponsor the staff to Madrid, Spain, for 2 weeks of coaching and preparations for the CAF competitors.
Governor Wike additional introduced that the state authorities will confer the gamers and managers with Governors Medal Service (GMS) award.
“You already know on this nation, something occurs. If you happen to didn’t win with a large margin, in the event you had gained with 3 factors, they in all probability would have advised you one staff has withdrawn, or two groups withdrew, after which, disqualify you. However with the large hole, it was tough for them to control,” he stated.
The governor assured Rivers United that the state authorities would do all the things humanly doable to assist the staff within the new season.