Players of El-Kanemi Warriors have received financial rewards from club management despite their 1-0 loss to Nasarawa United in a week 11 Glo Premier League match played at the Lafia Township Stadium on Wednesday.
The media officer of the club, Anthony Obaseki said that the sum of N10, 000 was given to each of the 18 players that travelled for the match as a sign of appreciation for the team’s outstanding performance against Nasarawa United.
Obaseki said El-Kanemi goalkeeper David Obiazor who saved a penalty kick played by Nasarawa United star Babangida Shaibu was given additional N10, 000 for his outstanding performance in the game.
“The management is very proud of the boys and we are very impressed. They showed during the game that they are fighters. Even the home fans commended our boys," Obaseki told Sportinglife.
"In order to show them that we appreciated their superb performance and to encourage them to do more, that’s why we gave them the money to motivate them for the next game.
"We don’t want the outcome of the match to demoralise them.
“Our goalkeeper, David Obiazor who was adjudged the Man of the Match got additional N10, 000 making his total money to be N20, 000 for his performances,” he concluded.
Ek-Kanemi Warriors are placed 7th with 15 points from 11 matches played so far in the Nigeria Premier League.