Niger Tornadoes will go into the week six of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) on high note when they host Katsina United at the Confluence Stadium, Lokoja on Sunday following their impressive 1-1 draw against current NPFL champions Enugu Rangers.
According to the club’s media officer, George Daniya, the spirit of the camp of the Minna landlords was further boosted with the arrival of the club’s chairman, Hon Adamu Aliyu when he stormed the Confluence Stadium in an unscheduled visit to witness the clubs training session on Friday.
Hon Aliyu institutionalized the “chairman’s personal performance reward”; he told the players that henceforth should they win home matches a reward of five hundred thousand naira (N500, 000) was theirs.
“Am very happy with your performance, you have proved to be true professionals, I urge you to continue with the hard work the management is solidly with you and assist you to develop.”
The chairman had earlier on given the team the sum of N200, 000 for securing a draw at the Cathedral in their week 5 match against Rangers International; he also presented N20, 000 to two outstanding performers of week five tie.
“The incentive am giving is outside the official one, I want to encourage competition amongst you, but above all we should leave as one family. Don’t hesitate to let us know anything you think is hindering your performance or disturbing you”, he added.