Kwara United Football Club is expected to resume for the 2023/2024 Nigeria Premier League (NPL) season on Monday 3rd July, 2023, with the old players.
The players, according to the General Manager of the club, Bashir Badawiy, have been directed to resume for training by 4.00pm on Monday, at the Kwara Football Academy pitch.
It would be recalled that the club began a one-month end of the season break from 1st June, 2023.
Kwara United Football Club participated in the 2022/2023 Nigeria Premier League (NPL) Abridged League as well as the Federation Cup competitions, ending the league in the 8th position in Group A, and losing out in the quarter-final of the Federation Cup competition, to Plateau United of Jos.
Kwara United, playing all its league matches away from home owing to the ongoing regrassing of the grass of the pitch of the Main-Bowl of the Kwara State Stadium Complex, escaped relegation after beating Nasarawa United 1-0 in Matchday 17th of the NPFL in Akure, struggling throughout the season.
Badawiy thanked the state Governor, Mallam AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq for his contineous support to the team, especially assisting it fight successfully against relegation. He equally commended the Executive Chairman of the Kwara State Sports Commission, Mallam Bola Mogaji and the stakeholders for their support.
He commended the players, non-playing staff, Supporters and Fans for their support for the team, and for their sacrifices.
As the team resumes on Monday, Badawiy charged the technical crew led by Coach Kabir Sulaiman Dogo that the team must be strengthened to compete for honours in the forthcoming season which begins in August.
This article was updated 3 months ago