by means of Paul Erewuba
Union bank men’s Hockey staff on Thursday , departed the shores of Nigeria for Accra, Ghana on a coaching tour.
The delegation, made from eighteen players and five-officials, made the trip.
The Tunde Odedokun – coached crew is expected to play two pleasant games towards financial institution of Ghana (Exchequers Hockey membership) and Trustee Hockey membership at the Accra sports activities Stadium.
in step with Odedokun, the two games in Accra, today and April 23, 2017, would be used as a check-run for the forth coming national Hockey super league billed for July this 12 months.
“We have been runners up in the tremendous League last 12 months, however we need to be Champions this yr therefore we are taking our preparations severe.
“we are very grateful to the Union financial institution administration for giving the Hockey workforce each moral and financial fortify,” mentioned Odedokun who applauded his workforce for winning the maiden nationwide 5-A-facet Hockey event in Port Harcourt closing weekend. In the tournament performed at the basic Yakubu Gowon Stadium, Port Harcourt, Union bank received the men’s class, whereas younger Steeds of Ilorin and Rivers United emerged first and 2nd runners up respectively .
Rivers Queens won in the ladies’s category on 6 factors as Ocean Queens of Bayelsa were runners up.