The Nigeria Nationwide League One, NLO has confirmed Greatness Sporting Club for the 2023/2024 season after completing all registration processes, thus becoming the first club to register for the new season.
In a letter dated 11th of December, 2023 written to the management of Greatness Sporting Club the league confirms that the club has fulfilled requirements and will participate in the Nigeria Nationwide League one from the 2024 season.
” The Nationwide League One confirms that the above-named club will participate in the league from 2024″ the statement reads in parts.
The Chairman of the Abakaliki-based club, Mr Francis Sunday Ikechukwu said the move to play in the league is in line with the vision of the club and being the first club to register season shows their intention and readiness to compete and achieve their goals.
” Being the first to register for the season gives us a good time to prepare for the season”.
” We are not here to play, the coach knows, and is good at what he does I believe in him”.
” With the boys we have here and the ones we will recruit I am sure we will achieve our target of securing a place in the second tier league, Nigeria National League, (NNL) at the end of the season.” Mr Francis Sunday Ikechukwu said.
Two weeks ago the club unveiled coach Felix Nwosu Abacha, who has hit the ground running with the recruitment and screening of players and shares the same sentiments with the club management.
” Well, it’s a clear vision from the onset, the management knows what they want and goes for it.” Felix Nwosu affirms.
The coach who loves giving opportunities to young players who have shown zeal and readiness to play at a higher level spoke further on the club’s ambition of securing an NNL ticket at the end of the season.
” My major job is to get the players ready. I believe we will not just participate but will fight to win promotion to the NNL. That’s the plan.”
The Nigeria Nationwide League One is the third tier of league football in Nigeria, it’s a league which serves as a platform for budding talents to hone their trade.
Greatness Sporting Club is affiliated with the Ebonyi State Football Association and will also participate in the 2023/2024 Federation Cup.