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Ekofootball NNL Preseason Tournament: Ikorodu City is a team in progress, will spring surprises In the NNL – Abiodun Obafemi

The Head Coach of Ikorodu City Football Club Abiodun Obafemi has recognised the immense support and effort by the Lagos State Football Association in encouraging the NNL teams in Lagos to go all out to gain promotion to the NPFL.

“The support from the FA has been encouraging and can not go unnoticed, other individuals have shown great support “.

Coach Abiodun further assessed his team and readiness for the new season.
” This match is our first major test as a team and we did well.


Each player played according to instruction, We have quality players and I must say this is a team in progress.

I see Ikorodu City gaining promotion in the NPFL in this first season” . He stated.

Ikorodu City formerly known as Destiny boys defeated another new lagos entrant into the NNL Sporting Lagos by 2 goals to 1.

Ikorodu City is handled by Ex Super Eagles player Abiodun Obafemi who is a member of the all conquering squad in Atlanta (1996).
He also represented Nigeria in the LG cup in 1995.

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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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