NNL 2020/21: Makinde Sets Promotion Target for 3SC
The Governor of Oyo State Engineer Oluseyi Makinde has set a promotion target for the management of the Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) ahead of the 202/21 Nigeria National League (NNL) commencing later this year.
Speaking through the State Commissioner for Youths and Sports Asiwaju Seun Fakorede, Governor Makinde said 3SC’s teeming fans and sports loving people of Oyo state expect nothing short of promotion to the elite of the Nigerian League from the Oluyole Warriors.
The Sports Commissioner was speaking for the Governor at the send forth ceremony held for four retiring personnel of the club at its Jericho Ibadan House.
Asiwaju Fakorede stated that the send forth was put together to appreciate and reward the retirees who gave their all for the development and glory of 3SC.
We appreciate good works and dedication to duty of these retiring personnel. This is why we’re organising this send forth. More of such will be organized to reward hard working and committed personnel of 3SC in future”, Asiwaju Fakorede said.
“His Excellency Governor Seyi Makinde and the sports loving people of Oyo State expect nothing short of promotion from the 3SC when the new NNL season commenced. And this administration will fully support the team in its aspiration to return to the elite division of Nigeria league”, the commissioner stated.
Also speaking at the send forth, the General Manager of 3SC, Alhaji Rasheed Balogun hinted that a novelty match would be held to honour and raise funds for the four retirees.
“Sincerely, we value your commitment and service to this club. And we are going to organise a novelty match in your honour as soon it’s safe to do so. And I’m assuring that all gate fees collected at the match will be given to you”, Alhaji Balogun disclosed.
The four retirees, for whom the send forth was held on Thursday 6th of August 2020, were Mrs Olubunmi Aina (a.k.a Mama Shooting), Alhaji Ganiyu Bello (alias Rondo), Mr Moruf Oladejo (a.k.a Warrior) and Mr Oluwasanjo Ojo.
Cash rewards and 3SC jerseys were later presented to the retirees at the ceremony graced by club staff, supporters and legends including Mutiu Adepoju, Lateef Yusuf, Edith Agoye and Dimeji Lawal.