WE WILL RESTRUCTURE RIVERS UNITED FC – COMMISSIONER
Rivers State commissioner for sports, Hon. Boma Iyaye has said that Rivers United FC will be restructured before the commencement of 2017/2018 football season for higher productivity.
He expressed sadness over their abysmal performance last season, adding that they performed below standard.
Hon. Iyaye said this when the management and technical crew of the club paid him a courtesy visit, in his office, on Wednesday, in Port Harcourt.
According to him, henceforth recruitments of players, sales and transfers will be handled by the management of the team only.
“I never anticipated Rivers United would perform so poorly. I did all what I could to make Rivers United a “Brand”, besides, government has spent so much resources to ensure that the team is rated among the best, but we were disappointed.
As we survived relegation last season there will be structural adjustment to move the team forward come next season” Hon. Iyaye said.
Speaking the general manager of the club, Okey Kpaluku , apologize for the team unimpressive performance, but promised to do better next season.
He pleaded with commissioner to continue his support, saying that his wealth of experience is needed.
Also speaking, technical adviser of the team, Stanley Eguma appeal to the commissioner to give them another opportunity to make amends.