The Vice chairman of Lobi stars Football club of Makurdi, Mr. Tama Aondofa has called on the supporters of the club to exercise patience with the new management of club as steps are being taken to reposition the club for better performance.
The appeal became necessary following the ouster of Lobi stars FC from Aiteo cup when Bayelsa football club defeated Lobi FC 2-0 at the Kaduna venue.
A statement signed by the Club’s Head of Media, Uja Emmanuel, quoted the Vice chairman as saying that, the new management resolved to work with existing players such that at the end of the 2020/2021 NPFL season which is about 5 matches away, massive changes would be introduced including recruitment of quality players.
“We want to appeal to supporters, stakeholders and every one involve in the round leather game to exercise patience with the new management of the club. Changes would soon be made at the end of the league to reposition the club for better performance in the 2021/2022 NPFL season”.
“While the management of Lobi stars FC is doing every thing possible to improve the performance in the remaining matches and end the league on a sound note, at the same time called for understanding
from our fans”.The statement said.
It will be recalled that since the sacking of Mike Idoko and appointment of US based football Consultant, Aondofa Tama as the new Vice Chairman of the Lobi Stars club, on 18th March, 2021, the club’s performance continued to dwindle, a reason to which Idoko was dropped.
Investigation revealed that under Tama’s reign, the club has not fair any better as Lobi Stars FC since then has won only one away match and is currently sitting precariously at the lower position on the league table.
While the the club’s management ascribed the team’s poor performance to what it described as ‘fatigue’, supporters and stakeholders are worried about the misfortune bedevilling the club in recent outing and called for quick reformation to save the team from relegation.