The management of Akwa United football Club has invited its players for contract renegotiation with the club in Uyo by eight O’ clock in the morning on Monday 24th August 2020 as football clubs in Nigeria continue to wait for the official resumption date for the 2020/2021 football season to be announced.
The Players have been asked to come for profiling and the signing of relevant contract papers and attestation for proper registration ahead of the new football league season, following the need to renew some of the contracts that had elapsed when the league was officially cancelled by the organisers early this month.
It was also reports that players and members of the technical crew have been on break since March 2020, following cancellation of the league due to the outbreak of (COVID-19) pandemic.
The chairman said the players will be made to undergo sessions on the club’s Code of Conduct and the ever-changing laws of the game”.
Elder Bassey said that new players who have been contacted are to undergo medical examination ahead of penning their acceptance documents.
The two-time federation Cup Champions ended the 2019/2020 NPFL season in 6th place after twenty-five rounds of matches before the indefinite suspension/cancellation of the league by the organisers due to Covid 19 pandemic.
The management of the club recently decontaminated their camp/office space in line with the precautionary measures as directed by the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), in preparation for the kick – off of 2020/2021 NPFL season.