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Uyo. October 28, 2020.

Ahead of the commencement of the 2020/2021 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season, Dakkada Football Club have been given a clean bill of health after all their players underwent and passed routine medicals.


The checks which took place at the Nest of Champions, Tuesday, were carried out on all retained and newly recruited players of the 2018/2019 NNL champions.

The Uyo-based outfit were given the all-clear on Wednesday after all the results of the multifarious tests conducted came through, including ECG, Full Blood Count, Cardiovascular System, Musculoskeletal System, Echocardiography, Liver and Kidney Function, among many others.

Speaking shortly after the painstaking exercise, the Chairman of Dakkada FC, Coach Aniedi Dickson, said “we were here today in compliance with LMC-stipulated guidelines for participation in the upcoming new NPFL season”.

“Our players are cherished assets and we are not leaving any stone unturned in paying priority attention to their health needs because it is our intention to ensure that they are in tip-top shape ahead of the new season”, Mr. Dickson further added.

As the 2020/2021 season beckons, newbies Dakkada FC who had an impressive debut NPFL season last year have been perfecting pre-season plans in the outskirts of Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital.

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