FC One Rocket rolls out new technical crew

Ahead of the new season, management of Eket-based   FC One Rocket  has named officials to manage  the affairs of the Nigeria National League (NNL)  side.

The  outfit in the Oil City being bankrolled by Rt. Hon. Nse Essien, a  member representing Onna State Constituency in Akwa Ibom House of Assembly, recently  bought  over the NNL  spot  hitherto  held by   Collins Edwin Sports Club .
Named  as  Head  Coach of the club is experienced  grassroots coach Emmanuel King and he will be assisted by youthful  coach Attat Itoro Xavier. Others technical staff of the club include Olatunji Baruwa (goalkeeper trainer); John Paul (Media); Uwem Linus (team coordinator), Bar Linus Ukpong (Secretary)  while the Golden Eaglets 2013 World Cup-winning coordinator  Suleiman Abubakar (MON) will serve as the team’s sporting director.
Meanwhile, Essien who  doubles as the State’s Assembly Deputy Chief Whip and Chairman Committee on Security & Sports, said it was his love for the beautiful game and desire to impact on the life of youths  in the state and its environs  that necessitated  his  resolve to float the outfit.
“It is my dream that this club is going to be a gateway  for many young players  to actualise their dreams of playing football in Europe and I’m serious about this because we want to run this club as a business venture,” Essien said in club statement.
“Already, I have several links with clubs in Europe and it’s my desire that no player stay in my club for more than two seasons before going abroad to further their careers; this is my modest dream for FC One Rocket,” he noted.

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