ENUGU— The Manager, Crimebusters Football Club Enugu, SP Ebere Amaraizu has stated that qualifying the Crimebusters Club into the Nigeria National League cadre next to Nigeria Professional League (NPFL) remains his dream which he must strive to achieve.
According to him, the Nigeria Police Force clubsides has not played in the Nigeria National League (NNL) despite huge exploits of the force in the growth and development of Nigeria sports industry.
The Nigeria Police Force has produced notable footballers in the country and has also doubled as Nigeria challenge Cup Champions now known as Aiteo Cup Competitions and deserve to have a place in the National League even in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).
Amarizu said: “Here in crimebusters football club Enugu, we believe in hardwork and discipline and the right attitude and mentality to put things right no matter the situation. So, to get Crimebusters FC Enugu into the Nigeria National league especially during the present leadership of the Force under IGP Mohammed Adamu Abubakar, will be a dream come true because that is the team he has always believed and supported even as Enugu State Commissioner of Police then.”
Meanwhile, fixtures from the Nationwide league one Secretariate Abuja has revealed that Crimebusters Football Club Enugu will be clashing against either Akajiobi United FC of Imo state or Bussdor United FC of Imo state in the one legged promotion playoff game into the Nigeria National League cadre slated to take place at the mainbowl of the Confluence stadium Lokoja, Kogi state capital on 7th August, 2019.
A win by Crimebusters Football Club Enugu, will take them to the Nigeria National League Cadre and also the First Nigeria Police Clubside in the Nigeria National League. A total of eleven matches will take place at different designated centres selected and approved by the league body for the promotion playoffs and they are as follows; Ibadan, Lokoja, Anambra, Kaduna, Bauchi, Markudi, Minna and Gombe states on 7th, 8th and 31st August respectively.
Amarizu added that, “Sequel to the development, Crimebusters FC has intensified its build-up friendly matches ahead of the clash with a view to keeping players in shape for the onslaught. The team equally has played Rangers International Football Club of Enugu last week and humbled Rangers International at the mainbowl of the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium by 2 goals to nothing and has so far played other friendly games aimed at repositioning their tactical and technical dispositions under the guide of an ex-international and ex-Rangers Intl. FC player and now a gaffer, Edmund Ndukanma.
“To qualify for the playoffs, Crimebusters garnered a total of 14 points where they won three home matches and one away then with two away game draws making them to play unbeaten run in the league which they also hope to translate into reality in course of the one legged playoffs.”