Founder of Go-Round Football Club and sports philanthropist, Felix Obuah has given the state football club, Rivers United N2 million to beat Enyimba in the CAF Confederation Cup match scheduled for the weekend in Aba.
Also, Obuah announced the sum N200,000 for each goal scored during the encounter.
Obuah commended the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike for giving the team all the required support to excel so far in the continent and local league.
He said he was supporting the team out of his love for good football, stressing that the team is a reflection of the unity that the State should continue to enjoy and therefore needed to be encouraged.
He tasked the team to do all within its powers to win the CAF Confederation Cup for the State and country, with the belief that the government will reward them, knowing the antecedents of Governor Wike.
Meanwhile, Rivers State Commissioner for Sports, Boma Iyaye showered encomiums on Obuah over the N2 million and his continued support to Rivers United.
Iyaye said, ‘’Obuah’s actions are testimonies of genuine love for sports development and particularly, for the State government-owned Rivers United.
Obuah also tasked the team to win matches in the ongoing CAF Confederation Cup and get rewarded.
The commissioner described Obuah’s gesture as unparalleled in the history of the state, stressing that outside the Rivers State Government, no other individual has done that much for the team.
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