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Players Welfare: Gateway United FC Lauds Ogun Govt.

The Acting General Manager, Gateway United Football Club, Mr Niyi Soleye has commended the Ogun State Government for the prompt payments of players’ salaries despite the harsh economy occasioned by coronavirus pandemic.

Mr Soleye stated this in Abeokuta while receiving the executive members of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, SWAN, Ogun State chapter led by its Chairman, Alhaji Hakeem Akintunde.

The Gateway United football club Acting General said the regular payment of the players’ salaries was an indication of a new era to the state owned football club.

Mr Soleye, who thanked the sports writers in the state for their support for team, said there was the need for the sustenance of the existing cordial relationship between the club and the professionals.

Earlier, SWAN Chairman, Alhaji Hakeem Akintunde had urged the management of Gateway United to see the association as partner in progress.

Alhaji Akintunde also reaffirmed the commitment of the sports writers in the state to project the activities of the club.

Olusegun Folarin

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