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Ekofootball NNL Preseason Tournament: Ikorodu City tournament Favourite notwithstanding the Presence of Smart City – Adekeye Onadeko

Oluchi tobex tobe-Chukwu

The General manager of Ikorodu City Football Club Adekeye Onadeko has confidently boasted that Ikorodu City is the tournament favourite despite the presence of Smart City Football Club who were finalist in the Lagos State FA challenge last season.
” Ikorodu City are the tournament favourite in this tournament notwithstanding the presence of Smart City Football Club.
I saw my team in the final before the tournament began , that was the bench mark or else it will be termed we are not there yet” .

Adekeye says his confidence is rooted in the fact that his experience in the Nigerian leagues can not be overlooked.
” I have paid my dues in the system.
The club formerly known as Destiny boys of Ikorodu played in the NLO division one and gained promotion to the second tier division this upcoming season, we are preparing and I am not surprised with what I have seen so far”.

The second semi final match was seventy percent against Smart’ thirty percent he pointed out. Smart City were no match for Ikorodu City.
It was a decent performance, with corrections Ikorodu City would be ready for the challenge ahead.

The final match involving Ikorodu City and Ottasolo football club will be played at the Teslim Balogun Stadium on Saturday by 11am.


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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