BY MFON PATRICK.
The management of Akwa United have appointed experienced defender Godspower Igudia and winger Ubong Friday as new vice captain and assistant captain of the club respectively.
Chairman of the club Elder Paul Bassey made the announcement at the training pitch before the team’s pre-season training session in Uyo.
Igudia and Friday will deputise substantive captain, Otobong Effiong following the departure of former vice captain and Super Eagles defender Ariwachukwu Emmanuel.
Godspower Igudia is a national team player with the Super Sand Eagles (Beach Soccer Team), while Ubong Friday was part of the Super Eagles team that featured at the WAFU Cup tournament in Ghana last year.
The two are the longest serving players in the club after Captain Otobong Effiong.