The Captain of Rivers United Football Club of Port Harcourt, Festus Austine has assured fans and supporters of the club that the players will not disappoint them when the league finally resumes from its break.
He said that the players are ready and waiting for the resumption of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) adding that, they have been working hard since the inception of the break to stay fit and ready for the second phase of the league.
Austine, who stated this yesterday in a telephone interview with Tidesports said that the technical crew has worked on all the departments of the team to ensure that no stone is left un-turned towards ensuring good performance in the second stanza of the league.
He commended the technical Manager, Stanley Eguma for his good work, adding that he has worked on the strikers in the areas of converting chances during games.
The NPFL has been on break for the past two months and is expected to resume next month.
“Our technical Manager, Stanley Eguma is working hard to plug all the loopholes in the team.
“All the players are now in good form”, Austine said.
The Captain of the pride of Rivers explained that the spirit of the players in camp is high adding that the team will end the league in a good position.
“We are ready for the kick-off of the league and hopeful to secure a continental ticket next season.
“Though we lost some points at home before the break, we are going to recover those lost points when the league resumes”, Austine stated.
He further said that the players were focused and determined to make name for themselves and do the state proud.
Austine also explained that the break has given the team more experience and advantage to do well when the league restarts.