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Ekofootball NNL Preseason Tournament: MD2 – Ikorodu City will give me the platform to play top flight football by gaining promotion – Uzezi Oghenovo

The captain of newly promoted side Ikorodu City Football Club is optimistic that the team is in good stead to play top fight football in Nigeria.

” My first stint with the team was last season as the captain and we gained promotion to the NNL. I believe we can replicate such good run in the NNL.

I am hopeful that things will work out and we will gain promotion to the NPFL.

I am happy to have worked with one of the best coaches in Nigeria Abiodun Obafemi, his style of coaching and approach is quite commendable. The team’ mindset , oneness and Unity is quite excellent “.

Ikorodu City won their first game in the ongoing ekofootball NNL Preseason Tournament, the team won Sporting Lagos by 2 goals to one at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere.

Day 3 matches continue at the same venue by 9am.


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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