The victory parade which starts from the Ifeanyi Ubah FC Stadium at Ozobulu, Nnewi North LGA, had in attendance, football fan across the state, thronged the stadium to share their footboll club for winning the 2016 Federation cup trophy by deafiting Nasarawa Unted 5-4.
From Ifeanyi Ubah International Stadium, Nnewi to the Governor’s Lodge in Amawbia where the trophy was presented to Governor Obiano before touring other parts of the state and back to the stadium.
Before the presentation of the Federation Cup trophy to Governor Obiano, Dr. Ifeanyi Ubah praised the gallant efforts of the team, assuring fans that the all-conquering team, popularly called Anambra Warriors would do Anambra state and Nigeria proud in the 2017 CAF Confederations Cup.
Dr. Ubah thanked the Governor and the entire people of Anambra state for the immense love and support shown to FC Ifeanyi Ubah, even as he solicited for their continued support and prayers to enable them do the nation proud by winning the Confederation Cup.
While commending the historic feat recorded by team for bringing home the FA Cup trophy to Anambra state, the state governor, Willie Obiano noted that by winning the Federation Cup, FC Ifeanyi Ubah have done ‘Ndi Anambra’ and the entire Igbo race proud by qualifying for the CAF Organized Confederation Cup.
He went ahead to support Anambra Warriors with the sum of N10million and promised to triple the largesse, as well as give out plot of lands to the players and Management of FC Ifeanyi Ubah in choice areas of Awka if the Anambra Warriors eventually win the coveted CAF Confederations Cup trophy.
On their part, the sports fans of ifeanyi Uba FC could not hold back their joy over the victory, c
Urged the team to ensure they win the CAF tournament and bring home the trophy to the advantage.
The victory parade attracted dignitary from the state, headed by the state governor, Willie Obiano, the former National chairman, Victor Umeh, Anambra state commissioner for Youth Entrepreneurship and Sports development, Barr. Dr. (Mrs) Uju Nwogu and host of other notable bigwigs from the state.
Bamidele Ajayi, CORE TV, Awka, Anambra State