Obuh urge players, coaches to embrace insurance

By TUNDE SHAMSUDEEN
Technical Adviser of Kwara United Football Club, John Obuh, has urged Nigerian coaches and players to key embrace insurance policy packages as a means of saving for the raining days.

Obuh made the call while welcoming to the insurance packages put in place by the management of Kwara United club for the coaches and players.

Most Nigerian coaches and players, he said,  roam the streets after their professional career largely due to their failure to save during their active days, hence the need to buy into the insurance.

He advised the players not to joke with the insurance packages as it will assist them in their professional career.

The former Flying Eagles coach praised the initiative of the management adding that it will go a long way in inculcating the culture of prudent spending on the stakeholders.

The representative of the insurance firm, Folakemi Jejelaiye, stated the benefits that would accrue to coaches and the players.

In another development, the Harmony Warriors has finalised the registration of players for the 2016/2017 Nigeria National League season.

A break down of the registration according to the chairman of the Club Prince Oladimeji Ladi Thompson, has 4 goalkeepers, 8 defenders, 16 midfielders, and 5 strikers, totalling 33 players.

He added that three of the registered players were promoted from the feeders team. This development, he emphasized, is to give the youth team a sense of belonging.

Meanwhile the team is expected to proceed on close camp in Minna, Niger state to put finishing touches on the team ahead of their week one fixture against Taraba FC.


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Born July 13, 1965, Fred Edoreh hails from Umeh, Isoko South, Delta State. He attended St. John Primary School, Iselegu, Mater Dei Collage Ashaka, St. Patrick’s Grammar School, Asaba for HSC and graduated in English and Literary Studies at Bendel State University, Ekpoma.
He went into journalism in 1990 with Newbreed Magazine and later crossed over to television production with Ultimate Sports and Soccerworld on the Nigeria Televsion Authority.
He subsequently moved to pioneer Internet publishing in Nigeria with Nigeriasports.com and was later employed at Silverbird Television from where he moved as Editor of Weekend Sports at Naational Mirror Newspapers.
He currently publishes the online sports website www.sportstalkafrica.com besides and also runs a sports marketing outfit, Westcoast Works and Projects, managing and marketing live radio broadcast of the Nigeria Professional Football League.

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