August 1, 2021
NUJ CELEBRATES AKWA UNITED ON HISTORIC NPFL TITLE
Today, the glorious chapters of Akwa United Football Club’s success story has recorded yet another historic feat as CHAMPIONS of the Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL, an achievement the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Akwa Ibom State Council, says is pleasing and inspiring with a game to spare .
The NUJ, in a congratulatory message to the club signed by Comrade Amos Etuk and Comrade Dominic Akpan,State Chairman and Secretary, respectively said that the League Cup is a perfect gift to Akwa Ibom people for their support and devotion to the team since its establishment in 1996.
The Union further describes the victory as the sweet fruit of the club’s determination and hard work in the league campaign this season.
” We congratulate Gov. Udom Emmanuel for his untiring support to Akwa United, the Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Hon. Monday Uko; Chairman of the club and renowned sports Journalist, Elder Paul Bassey,players and officials for their inputs in realising the dream of winning a league title.
” We urge the club to reach for the stars in the CAF Champions League campaign, which begins in September, 2021, and push to retain the League Cup next season, because these are the hallmarks of champions, ” the NUJ said in the statement.
To Akwa Ibom people, the Union urges them to continue in their support to Akwa United Football Club in all their engagements.
Finally, the Cup is HOME.
Comrade Amos Etuk
Comrade Dominic Akpan