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FC ONE Rocket acquires Coaster bus ahead of new season

New Nigeria National League side FC ONE Rocket of Abat, Onna, Akwa Ibom State has acquired a new bus ahead of the 2020/2021 NNL season.

The Indomitable Ambassadors who recently got a slot to play in the NNL through a swap deal with Edwin Collins Football Academy of Lagos, has added a new Toyota Coaster Bus to their fleet of official cars: a development geared at easing transportation challenges in honouring matches in the soon to begin new football season.

According to the club’s official Facebook page, the new bus is a 32-seater Toyota Coaster bus that will convey the team to their match venues, adding to the already acquired 16-seater Toyota bus and a Toyota Sienna SUV.

The Proprietor of the team, Rt. Hon. Nse Essien is leaving no stone unturned by ensuring the club is well prepared for the new season.

Rt. Hon. Essien is the Chairman, House Committee on Sports at the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, he is passionate, determined, committed, pragmatic and serious about making the Rockets one of the model club sides in Nigeria.

Earlier in the month, a 7-man competent Technical/Management crew was released by the hierarchy of the team to pilot the affairs of the Indomitable Ambassadors, headed by experienece Coach Emmanuel King (a.k.a Emu), assisted by Coach Attat Itoro Xavier, with Coach Olatunji Baruwa as the goalkeeper trainer and veteran Suleiman Abubakar (MON), as the Sporting Director.

Also on the list is Mr. Uwem Linus (Karika) as Team Coordinator, Barr. Linus Ukpong as General Secretary and renown broadcast journalist and blogger, Mr. Johnpaul Ukpong, a Media Director.

With the 2020/2021 NNL proposed to begin in October, FC ONE Rocket is putting their house in order ahead of the new season, while understanding the significance of early and effective planning.

The Indomitable Ambassadors are expected to make a good first season in the second division and are making their intentions known ahead of the soon-to-begin season.

FC ONE Rocket will become the second club from Akwa Ibom State in two years to make their debut in the NNL following the arrival of Vandrezzer FC in 2019.

Football fans in Akwa Ibom will have the option to choose from five different clubs when the new season eventually kicks off in October with Akwa United and Dakkada FC in the Nigeria Professional Football League and Ibom Youth FC, Vandrezzer FC and FC ONE Rockets in the NNL.

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