In furtherance of the vision to unearth the numerous football talents in the nooks and crannies of the community, Ikere LFC has constituted a 11-man committee for the Ikere Unity Cup tagged: Ogoga’s Cup 2021.
The committee which comprises of notable men in the community, has Engr. Babatunde Awe as the committee’s special adviser, Mr. Femi Adesina the Ikere LFC secretary will serve as LFC representative, Mr. Oluremi Oluyede as the community youth representative while Mr. Olalere Bukola is the secretary.
Other members of the committee are Mr. Gbami Adesina, Mr. Jegede Victor, Mr. Bayo Aparimo, Coach Ogundipe Bright, prominent sports journalists in the State also made the list: Olusola Olasupo (Mr. Commentator of NewcruseFM) and Olawale Omoyeni (Walelomo of AyobaFM) and a State referee, Fatai Yunisa.
The committee is to liaise with her Special Adviser in putting together a befitting Ogoga’s Cup 2021. The LFC Representative shall ensure that they plan the tournament according to Ekiti State FA standard.
The appointment of the committee is with immediate effect.
The Ikere LFC Chairman, Mr. Adeolu Oyebode charged the members of the committee to give their best in sustaining a viable football culture in the town. He charged that the “unity of Ikere-Ekiti being preached through football should begin with themselves as the tournament is scheduled between November to December 2021.
Outstanding players, coaches and teams shall be bountifully rewarded after the tournament and selected best legs shall form the nucleus of the Ikere United FC, which is expected to play the State FA League, FA Cup come next football season in Ekiti State.