Iyanbu community football Club on Monday emerged Champions of the Under Under 15 Football Competition put together by Honorable Haruna Olanrewaju Majekodunmi, the newly appointed Commissioner at Ogun state Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM)
In the final of the under 15 category, Iyabu community football Club defeated their counterpart from Aaya/Camp Community football Club 2-1 at the NUD Grammar school, Obantoko stadium.
Earlier, the 3rd place match played, TINRINMI FC defected Team Akingbade football club 4-2 on penalties.
In his message, SA to the governor on Youth and Sports, Comrade Olamide Lawal said Ogun state governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has reinventing sports in Ogun state.
He said “‘Promoting sports development at the grassroots is one of the steps being encouraged by our youth loving Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun MFR to ensure youth development”
Earlier in his remarks, The chairman, Caretaker committee of Odeda Local government, Alhaji (Hon) Semiu BOLA LAWAL spoke to journalists at the end of the finals says Olanrewaju Majekodunmi’s Football Tournament was a success with the biggest land marking grass root football, by giving youths not just at the community but in the Local government at large a platform to excel.
The sponsor of the event, Hon. Olanrewaju Majekodunmi appreciated everyone who contributed their quota to the success of the event and appealed to stakeholders to keep supporting the development of round leather game in Ogun state and Nigeria as a whole.
He said “While we appreciate God for the success of the event, it is also pertinent to say thank you to the players, Coaches and spectators, it’s a long list so I can’t mention everyone, I say thank you”.
“It is our dream to continue engaging the young one’s through football and other games within the community that’s one thing we have done over the years, and I make bold to say that we have several other tournaments already lined up for next year, he added”.
Dignitaries present at the event are Former chairman, Odeda Local Government who is serving as member, OGBC, Hon. Fatai Adebimpe, Former Ilugun LCDA ,SLG and Member, Subeb, Hon. Adewale Adeogun, Former ES, Odeda Local government Education Authority, Dr. Mrs Folasade Adeyemo, Hon. Olayinka Nurudeen Adenuga, Community leaders , student union, Football Association members, Referees among others.