General Manager of Nigeria Professional Football League side, Rivers United, Okey Kpalukwu has said that sanctions will be meted out to any player of the club who fails to report to camp for the new season before the August 6 deadline.
The Port Harcourt based side officially opened a camp for the 2019/20 season yesterday according to a club source but Kpalukwu read the riot act to all the retained and invited players
In a statement released by the Media Officer of the club, Sammy Wejinya, Rivers United will hold their first training session on August 6, three days after the resumption of camp.
Hoping that the club will win a silverware next season, the GM said: “We were just 90 minutes away from picking a continental ticket last season and we are certain the upcoming season will be a lot more positive for us,” he explained.
“We’re poised to do better this term and make Rivers people proud. We’ve set up camp and every necessary step is being taken to ensure we get back to the top.” Chief Kpalukwu explained.