Distinguished Senator Federal Republic of Nigeria, Buhari Abdul-Fatai (BAF) has pledged his continued support for Nigeria’s most organised Pre-season Tournament tagged “Gold Cup Pre-season”, BSNSports.com.ng reports.
The Senator representing Oyo North in the last three years have bank the tourney which is scheduled to come up at the Oluyemi Kayode Stadium, Ado-Ekiti from November 15 to 24, 2018.
Buhari, quoting his aide Alhaji Noah Bello (former Crown FC boss), “I want to express my satisfaction with the tournament which has proven to be the best with teams playing in the tournament making appreciable performances at the end of each season.
“In the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Lobi Stars broke the 19yrs no trophy jinx as they were crowned champions while Kano Pillars are at the verge of picking the continental ticket via the AITEO Cup once they overcome the Rangers hurdle in Asaba come 24th October.
“In the Nigeria National League (NNL) Remo Stars have made a bold statement as they about making a return to the NPFL just after a year they got relegated.
“This is massive boost for the teams as well as the Gold Cup, so I’ll continue to give my massive support to the organizers of the tournament.”
Meanwhile, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Technical Committee Chairman Ahmed Yusuf Fresh did also inform of his continued support for the Gold Cup as he showered encomiums on the organisers of Nigeria’s most prestigious Pre-season event led by General Coordinator, Tunde Shamsudeen.
“The tourney is the best organised I have seen and I’m delighted to be associated with the organisers.
“In a nutshell the tourney has been the platform where top NPFL teams meet to compete, as a way to prepare for the new season.
“So in my little way, I will continue to support the Gold Cup project,” Sarduana Kwallon Kafa as Fresh is fondly called by his admirers told Gold Cup Media.