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Senator Orji Uzor Kalu promises to take back Abia warriors from Abia state Government

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Former Governor of Abia State Orji Uzor Kalu who’s now senator representing Abia North in the Nigeria’s National Assembly has stated emphatically that he is ready to take over the management of Abia Warriors Fc of Umuahia.

Senator Orji Uzor Kalu confirmed that the club belongs to him and was registered under his names as Oji Uzor Kalu (OUK) FC before the Abia state Government took over the operations of the club and re-named it as Abia Warriors FC.

“Abia Warriors was my personal club but when I left office, Abia state Government took over the club.”

He stressed that present economic and security situation in the country has impeded in the take over bid.

“The club was called Orji Uzor Kalu babes, it is difficult now in this hard time and security problem to put a new club”.

In an exclusive interview on NSM reloaded social media platform, Dr Kalu opined that the club will be a model side like Enyimba FC

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Beach Volleyball: President Cup to unravel new talents says Nimrod

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The Chairman Caretaker Committee of the Nigeria Volleyball Federation, Engineer Musa Nimrod said talented players will be discovered at this year’s President Beach Volleyball Cup.

The President Beach Volleyball Cup will take place from 16th to 20th May, 2021 in Kaduna.

Nimrod stated that the young players will stand a chance of meeting some of their iconic players and eventually play them at the championship.

He said some of the players who will represent Nigeria at the Olympic Qualifiers will take part at the event.

He said, “I am optimistic that new talents will be discovered at this year’s President Cup. Last year, we saw players who have never attended Beach Volleyball tournaments anywhere in the country put up some nice display.

“This year’s edition is going to be explosive because most players are hungry for competition after the pandemic denied them playing time”.

“The younger players stands a chance of meeting players who have represented the country at various international tournaments and will be a source of motivation to them”, he added.

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