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Gidado FC of Ilorin has received a huge boost from the Executive Chairman of Kwara State Sports Commission, Coach Bola Magaji ahead of its NLO 1 season opener against Fehinty FC of Osogbo, The Informant247 Nigeria News.

Speaking at a courtesy call paid to his office on Thursday by the players and officials of the team, Coach Magaji extolled the virtues of Club proprietor, Alhaji Saliu Babatunde Afase towards youth development and wished the club the best in the new season.

While charging all the players to be more dedicated and disciplined, he enjoined them to remain focused, saying the season will usher in more success for them.

“I am really happy to have you all here today. As a former footballer myself, I know what it means to play at this level, but I believe that with your sacrifice dedication, and commitment the future is bright for you all” remarked the Chairman.

Earlier in his own remarks, the General Manager of Gidado FC, Funsho Muhammed lauded the Executive Chairman for his giant’s stride towards the development of sports in the State.

“We have come to seek your blessings, prayers, and support as we set our sights on our first game in the new season. We believe that identifying with a lucky man like you will also be of great blessings for us in the new season” said the General Manager.

Also speaking, Abayomi Olatunbosun, the Secretary of the Club emphasized the importance of the visit, which he said will further galvanize the players into better performance especially as they will be playing their first match of the season away from home.

Some of the dignitaries at the brief event were board members of the sports Commission; Mallam Dele Abubakar, Mallam Abdullahi Lade, and the Technical Adviser of Gidado FC; Coach Baale Amosa.

Gidado FC will battle Fehinty FC of Osogbo in its opening game of the season away from home on Friday, March 18 at the Osogbo City Stadium.

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