With less than two weeks to the yuletide, Santa Claus appears to have granted the wishes of players and officials of Nation-Wide League One (NLO) side, Olukismet of Ikere-Ekiti as each will smile home with cash, bags of rice and vegetable oil to celebrate Christmas with family and friends.
A statement from the club reads: “We all know that Christmas, is a season of love and sharing of gifts to family and friends. As a team we want our players and coaching staff to celebrate the period in the best way they can. So the management have decided to reward each and everyone.
“The players and coaches will get undisclosed cash each, bonuses for the year ending plus bags of rice and vegetable oil to celebrate the Christmas with their respective families and friends.
“We see this gesture as the best means of motivating the team as we look forward to having them back in the New Year to continue preparations for the new NLO season.”
Olukismet FC who’ll be making it’s debut in the nation’s third-tier league when the season kicks off in 2021, kept their pre-season training on track as they played three top grade friendly games in Ilorin.