Nigeria National League and Nigeria Football League giants Vandrezzer FC of Ikot Ekpene has successfully received the delivery of pitch equipment from the United Kingdom which will facilitate adequate pitch condition of the Ikot Ekpene stadium, ahead of the re-start of the 2019/2020 Nigeria National League season this weekend.
six units of Dennis lawn mower( latest versions of G860- and Pro 34R 3 units each) is part of the many world class equipment recently procured. The Pitch Lawn Mower, manufactured by industry leading brand DENNIS, a company established about 90 years ago, is used by the United Kingdom FA for the management of Wembley Stadium grounds. It is the same lawn mower used for the preservation of the FIFA 2010 World Cup pitches, one of the grounds management equipment utilised by the twenty Premier League teams, and Spanish Real Madrid, among others.
VFC is concluding arrangement to bring into Nigeria expert from Dennis equipment-London to anchor the groundsmen management training planned before the end of March 2020. Details of the training will be announced shortly.
Also yesterday 9th March, 2020 VFC took delivery of top notch sport training equipment supplied by leading sports brand NetWorld Sports-London. The delivery include: latest mechanised goalposts (with wheels), 6ft Spring Loaded Slalom Poles, football coaching mannequins, and coaching folder, to Vandrezzer FC.
Others items procured are Team Shelter (manufactured by leading brand FORZA), High Grade marker cones and paints, 3 units of Wembley stadium machine line marker, Electronic Sub boards, 2 units of ball launcher, 20ft Mesh Perimeter net, and Speed Parachute for resistance/speed training strikers. The club has gone ahead to order additional multi-million naira training equipment for its academy from the same manufacturer. These additional training equipment is expected to arrive before the end of April 2020.