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‘Thank you for believing in me’ – Finidi George reacts to Rivers United appointment

Finidi George has hailed the management of Rivers United FC for handing him a job few weeks after he stepped down as Super Eagles head coach.

In his first comments as Rivers United helmsman, Finidi George articulated his ambition to lead the club to continental glory in the upcoming season. The former Super Eagles star expressed his gratitude for the opportunity and emphasised his commitment to achieving significant milestones with the team.

“I am honored to have this opportunity, and I thank the Sports Commissioner, the General Manager, and the supporters for their confidence in me,” Finidi stated at his contract signing ceremony. “My target is clear: to win games and secure a spot on the continent next season. I want to make a big impact and help the team achieve great things. I believe in the potential of this team, and I’m excited to get started.”

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Having previously guided Enyimba to success in the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL), Finidi brings a wealth of experience to Rivers United. His track record includes leading Enyimba to the league title during his tenure, showcasing his ability to navigate competitive football landscapes.

“I want to thank the management for believing in me and giving me this opportunity,” Finidi continued. “I promise to work hard and make the team proud. I’m looking forward to the challenge ahead, and I’m confident that we can achieve great things together.”

Finidi’s appointment has sparked enthusiasm among Rivers United supporters, who anticipate a rejuvenated approach under his leadership. With his focus on leveraging the team’s potential and fostering a winning mentality, Finidi aims to elevate Rivers United’s performance and position in the league.

“I’m excited to start working with the players and staff,” Finidi affirmed. “I believe in the potential of this team, and I’m confident that we can achieve great things together. I want to thank the fans for their support, and I promise to make them proud.”

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