April 16, 2017

Union Bank set to dominate PH five-a-side hockey

Union Bank set to dominate PH five-a-side hockey

Union Bank hockey team coach, Tunde Odedoku said his boys have all it takes to dominate the maiden national five -a – side hockey tournament, on-going at  the Liberation   Stadium,  Port Harcourt,

Coach Odedoku said yesterday that his team has quality players with the experience to outclass the other teams featuring in the tournament. The Stallions began with a 1-0 win over Ocean Warriors of Bayelsa Saturday afternoon  and  Odedokun has said: “Our  players are  young, skilful   and   disciplined   hence   they   shook   off   Jet   Lag   of   Thursday’s journey from Lagos and won the opening match. We have the pedigree to clinch the title in Port Harcourt”.

Odedokun   added   that   the   tournament   will   help   them   to   prepare adequately   for   the   next   national   Hockey   Super   League   and   two International Friendly games in Accra, Ghana between April 21 and 24, 2017.

He was full of praise for the moral and financial support from Union Bank management towards developing Hockey and other Sports in the country.

Apart   from   Union   Bank   Men’s   Hockey   team, Rivers United, Rivers Kungs, Ocean Warriors of Bayelsa,Young   Stead   of   Kwara   and   Delta   Force  are the other teams participating.