Rivers Angels present league Trophy to State Sports Ministry

Lucky Atu presents trophy to Michael Nnodi
Players and officials of Rivers Angels on Tuesday presented the Nigeria Women Football League Trophy to the Permanent Secretary of the Rivers State Ministry of Sports, Michael Nnodi.

The Port Harcourt based club who beat Bayelsa Queens 1-0 in the final of the Super 6 League grand finale in Umuahia were led by Team Manager, Matilda Michael Oyiloha and head coach Edwin Okon.

Also present to receive the team’s trophy were the Rivers State Director of Sports, Daobu Harvest Harry and the Director of Rivers state Stadia Authority, James Nmehiele.

Team manager of the club, Matilda Oyiloha while addressing the Permanent Secretary thanked the ministry for all their support

“It’s indeed an honor and privilege to be here today to present to you the 2015 Nigeria Women League Champions, Rivers Angels.

“We want to use this medium to say thank you for all your support even when the result was not forth coming, you were giving us all the encouragement to forge ahead and we say a very big thank you to you and promise to get you a double in 2016,” Matilda said.

On his part, the Permanent Secretary, Michael Nnodi promised to present the trophy to the state governor, Barrister Nyesom Wike.

“When Rivers Angels lost out of the FA competition, everyone was surprised, we all felt bad about it but thank God you were able to bring the bigger one which is the league title.

“Here is the trophy and we’ll ensure it gets to his Excellency. There’s nothing much for me to say rather than whatever we can do for you, we’ll contact your team manager as we put our heads together to ensure that something is done for you,” said the Permanent secretary.
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