The management of Plateau United Football Club of Jos has challenged its players to strive hard and win this year’s Aiteo Cup competition in order to represent Nigeria in the CAF Confederations Cup next year.
General Manager of the club, Pius Henwan threw the challenge while addressing the players shortly before their departure to Gombe where are they scheduled to face Yobe Desert Stars on Sunday in the round of 32 fixtures of this year’s Aiteo Cup competition.
Henwan urged the players to take the encounter seriously noting that there are no minnows in the competition following the exit of big teams in the round 64 of the competition.
He explained that management will continue to motivate the players by the prompt payments of all their entitlement and appealed to them to reciprocate the gesture by putting up scintillating performances to win the trophy.
The general manager who spoke through the media officer of the club, Albert Dakup, said management will continue to create the enabling environment for them to thrive and challenged them to always give their best in order to justify the confidence of their coaches, management and the people of Plateau State.
On the delay in the payment of the cash reward promised the team for winning the Nigeria Professional Football League title last year, the General manager urged the players to exercise little patience as efforts are on to pay them soon.
Henwan noted that since his inception as general manager of the club, he has being up to date in the payment of salaries, match bonus and other entitlements, stressing that this one is not going to be an exception as the Rescue Administration of Governor Simon Lalong will keep it’s promise.
He appealed to the players not to allow the cash reward derail their focus ahead of the round 32 of the Aiteo Cup against Yobe Stars, assuring that management is not sleeping over the matter.