Van­drezzer se­cure Na­tion­wide League slot

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Fo u r - m o n t h - o l d Van­drezzer FC, who are com­pet­ing in the NNL 2019/20 sea­son have se­cured a slot in the Na­tion­wide League Divi­sion 3 for the 2019/20 sea­son.

The club, through it’s pro­pri­etor, Mr Joe Ud­ofia, stated this dur­ing the clos­ing cer­e­mony of the 2019 joe Ud­ofia Unity Cup, which held re­cently in use Abat, Akwa Ibom State.

Ud­ofia stated, “Van­drezzer FC have bought a slot in the Na­tion­wide League, as we cre­ate op­por­tu­ni­ties for the youths to stay com­pet­i­tive after this tour­na­ment.

“So, we are par­tic­i­pat­ing next sea­son in the NLO and this team will serve as the feed­ers team to Van­drezzer FC.”

Chief Op­er­at­ing Of­fi­cer, NLO, Shola Ogun­nowo, con­firmed the new devel­op­ment.

“I spoke with the chair­man of the league on what ud­ofia was do­ing in the com­mu­nity via the joe ud­ofia unity Cup and his de­sire to con­tinue the idea in a more pro­fes­sional way. The chair­man in sup­port has re­it­er­ated the sup­port of the league body by giv­ing him a slot in the lower cadre of the Na­tion­wide League.”

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