Indigenous Football Club to get brand sponsorship from C'river Garment Factory

A Cross River indigenous football club, ‘Hope of Glory Football Club’, has concluded arrangements for a packed sponsorship deal with the Cross River State Garment Factory to produce their official jerseys.

In a statement released by the Chairman of the Club, Apostle Joshua Umoh who also is the General Overseer of Hope of Glory Church, stated that it became necessary for the club which he started from scratch 8 years ago, to align with the administration of Sen. Prof. Ben Ayade, in complementing his youth driven agenda in the State.
The Chairman noted that the club has grown in strength to over 85 players who are young talented men, selected across board and given a sense ofdirection in life, away from social vices and other societal distractions.
“His Excellency is after Youth development, and this is our own way of developing youths in the State. He may not really know what we are doing but we have to do and not until we go to him and we know one day he will see”, Umoh reiterated.

 He further highlighted on the achievements and the exponential growth of the club with emphasis on their entrance into the Division One of the Nigerian National League by the Senior team and the Division three for the Hope of Glory FC.
He outlined the immediate challenges of the club which borders majorly on finance to run and effective, itch free football.
In response, the Acting Managing Director of the Cross River State Garment Factory, Mr. Joseph Edet noted that he shared in the concerns of burden that the club carries and felt the need to offer some sort of assistance through branding of jerseys for the team as way of supporting their vision.
“the football club, I'll like to say is doing a great job and with the blessings of the Governor, His Excellency Sen. Prof. Ben Ayade we will be branding and making their jerseys as a form of support to the club”, he added.


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