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Akwa Utd players get cars for Fed Cup win

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AKWA United players and officials will be rewarded with car gifts by the state government for winning their first Federation Cup.

The Promise Keepers won a historic first Federation Cup yesterday at the Teslim Balogun Stadium edging out Lobi Stars 2-1 in the final.

HAIL THE CHAMPIONS... Victorious Akwa United FC players celebrate with the Federation Cup trophy after beating Lobi Stars 2-1 yesterday in Lagos.
HAIL THE CHAMPIONS… Victorious Akwa United FC players celebrate with the Federation Cup trophy after beating Lobi Stars 2-1 yesterday in Lagos.

A club source also said that Micheal Eddidiong, a member of the Golden Eaglets squad that came tops at the last FIFA U-17 World Cup in Chile, who is an indigene of the state, will also benefit from the gesture.

“Each player will get a car for their effort in winning the Federation Cup. Also Micheal, the Golden Eaglet player who made the squad to Chile, will also be rewarded by the state government.

“The players were aware of this before they came down to Lagos for the final and I believe it really motivated them to give their best.”

Akwa Utd’s Awakan, Ubong win MVP, Golden Boot Awards

Akwa United midfielder, Abdulafeez Awakan, has been voted the Most Valuable player of the 2015 Federation Cup.

The talented star who scored the second goal as the Promise Keepers beat Lobi Stars to win their first title was rewarded for his impressive performance in the competition.

His teammate, Friday Ubong, also picked the top scorer’s award.

The forward scored six goals in the competition.

Akwa United beat Lobi Stars 2-1 to win the competition at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos yesterday.

 

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