RSG Commends Rivers Angels Over Victory

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Rivers State Commissioner for Sports, Hon Boma Iyaye (middle) and others, with players of Rivers Angels Football Club.

Rivers State Government has commended Rivers Angels FC of Port Harcourt, for winning the maiden edition of the Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) champions shield.
Speaking while receiving the trophy, the State Commissoner for Sports Hon Boma Iyeye said that he would raise a memo to the state Governor, Barr. Nyesom Wike on behalf of the team over their brilliant performance at the competition, expressing optimism for positive reponse.
He however, approved the sum of one million naira to celebrate their feat against Nasarawa Amazons.
I want to congratulate you girls on your feat against the Nasarawa Amazons, because you have done well and this shows that Rivers Angels remains the best among every other female teams in the country.
Though you missed out from the league title season, but you have brought back the Aiteo and champions shield”, Hon Iyaye said.
Earlier, team manager of the club Mrs Matilda Oyiloha told the house that the team wishes to dedicate the shield and Aiteo cup to the Governor for his has been giving support he to the team.
Charity John, team captain, who did the presentation said “we are here to say thank you to the state Governor for all he has been done to us”.
In his vote of thanks Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Mr James Enebeli commended the team and asked that they continue to work as a team and put God first in all they do.
Meanwhile, the NWFL champions Shield ended in a 4-3 penalty shootout against Nasarawa Amazons at the Agege Stadium Soccer Centre, Lagos State.