As the 2021/2022 Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) goes for a two – week break after nineteen weeks hostilities, Gombe United’s players have been granted a week break.
Addressing the players at their hotel after the match day 19 encounter with Kano Pillars in Katsina,the Technical Adviser,Aliyu Zubairu applauded them for their resilient and commitment through out the the first round of the League.
He explained that as part of the tradition of the League Management Company, the League will go for a 14-day mid-season break.
Aliyu Zubairu said they are expected to resume for training on Saturday 26/3/22, urging them to keep themselves fit.
Earlier the General Manager of the club, Abubakar Abubakar (Yellow),urged the players to return as directed,so as to prepare in earnest for the second round of the League which will be more tasking, saying late coming would not be tolerated.
While appreciating Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya for his support to the club and call for more especially in this crucial round of the League, Abubakar Yellow also applauded the supporters of the club whom he described as “Chief Motivators”, for their relentless support,urging them to sustain the spirit.
According to him, the management of the club would continue to give their welfare top priority
The Savannah Scorpions are currently eleventh on the log with twenty four points in nineteen matches and they will host Kano Pillars in the second round on Sunday 3/4/22 at the Pantami stadium, Gombe.