Former International Benedict Akwuegbu FC has donated a brand new 18 seater to his pet club, Benedict Akwuegbu United of Jos. The will be campaigning in Nationwide Division 1 League this season.
The gesture is coming at the heels of the recently Unveiling of the new jerseys that the team will be wearing in the League. The provision of the bus is to ease the team’s stress as regards going for practice sessions and travelling to prosecute away matches outside Jos, Plateau State.
“Transportation to training and matches is one major challenge faced by some NLO teams, as it’s a bit expensive when a team has to charter a bus for matches,” said Akwuegbu.
“A few man hours are lost when teams hire cheap rickety bus and in the end breaks down on transit.
” Also, we all know that our roads are now a serious death trap and a haven for robbers, so with this brand new bus, the club has overcome such challenges.”
General Manager of the club Rotimi Adeniji couldn’t hide his delight with the development as he thank the former Super Eagles star for the gesture.
“This is one step in the right direction for the club’s progress and poor transportation plans, are one thing that clubs in Nigeria envisage.
“Now that we have a brand-new as part of our transportation option, we can now shift focus on other core objectives set by the club management as we aim to maintain our top cadre status of the Nationwide League One.”
Recall Ben Akwuegbu FC acquired an existing Division One slot and will from 2023 season participate in the league from,