Police Machine FC of Uyo, defender Linda Nnaocha, has told thenwfl.com that her team will try hard to gain promotion to the elite league in honour of their late teammates, Glory Saturday and Aniebet Ekong.

The two players died after being hit by a vehicle on Tuesday in a tragic accident and the former Osun Babes defender and her teammates are determined to honour their departed colleagues with a premier league ticket.

“Its been difficult for us no doubt,” We went through a very hectic period following the death of Glory and Aniebet. Its so unfortunate that this tragedy befell us but we just have to accept and move forward even though the pains of losing them has been unbearable,” She told thenwfl.com

“We promise to put in our best to make their dreams come to past. We know we have to play above ourselves to achieve this result, we will play for them and hopefully, we will fulfil our heart desires and those of our late colleagues.

“We appreciate the board of the NWFL for rescheduling the Pro-League and also honouring both players with a minute silence and a black armband during the NWPL relegation playoffs and am sure same will be done in Lokoja.” She concluded.

October 5, 2019
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