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Ekofootball NNL Preseason Tournament: A battle of two cities Produces Ikorodu City Victorious – Abiodun Obafemi excited with the attainment

Oluchi tobex tobe-Chukwu

The Head Coach of Ikorodu City Football Club Abiodun Obafemi described the Semi final match between his team and Smart City as the battle of two cities.
” The match was energy Sapping, it was a battle of two cities and we were victorious at last”.

Obafemi said his approach to the game was unique while speaking with
“We basically did not allow Smart City to play their game.
We crowded the midfield so that their service to their strikers will not be forthcoming.
Secondly we know our strength which is through the flanks so we maximised it.
There is no way they could stop us”.

The ex International stated that his team will approach all matches with seriousness
” We believe in hard work and we are hard working”. He concluded

The final match of the Ekofootball NNL Preseason Tournament will be played at the Teslim Balogun Stadium on Saturday, Ikorodu City Football Club and Ottasolo football club will slug it out.


Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu

Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu popularly known as tobex is the Vice chairman of Sports writers Association of Nigeria , lagos Chapter. She Is also the Media Spokesperson of the Super Falcons of Nigeria. She is an award winning women's football writer. Tobex is also an ex footballer that was privileged to play in the first NFF organised women's league in 1990 as a player of Hamza Queens. Her last club as an active footballer was Ibom Angels as She paved way to further her education years ago. She is a Federal Government scholar , with a degree in Mass communication, a second degree in Public Relations and Advertising (Communication Studies). She is a Wife and Mother.

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