Its another milestone for the Ogunjobi Gold Cup Pre-Season Tournament as it will receive a Sports Award from the Oduduwa University Institute of Sports.
This will be a 5th award for the Ogunjobi Gold Cup organizers who hosted its 9th edition in Ikenne and Sagamu last month. Recall Remo Stars were crowned champions after they defeated Shooting Stars 4-0 in the final.
General Coordinator of Nigeria’s First Pre-Season Tourney, Tunde Shamsudeen will receive the award on November 26th at the Ipetumodu campus of the University in Osun State.
According to the varsity Director of Sports, Adewunmi Michael Oluwatosin, the Ogunjobi Gold Cup was considered on merit for the award going by its track record.
“The Ogunjobi Gold Cup Tourney which concluded its 9th edition is one tourney that is consistently managed by Shamsudeen and his team.
“When you look at the status of teams that participate in it yearly, shows its importance, as the tourney is the best platform where teams prepare for the upcoming football season.
“The Ogunjobi Gold Cup is also another avenue for our domestic players who are seeking new deals to express themselves to both clubs and managers.
“It’s an award truly deserving to Shamsudeen, as the Ogunjobi Gold Cup have impacted the lives of our youths and the development of the game of football which unifies us all as Nigerians.”
Shamsudeen expressed his delight as he thanked the Institute of Sports, Oduduwa University for yet another laudable award.
Top personalities to receive award at the citadel of knowledge is the Osun State, Commissioner for Youth, Sports and Special Needs, Honourable Yemi Lawal, and Oyo State Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Asiwaju Seun Fakorede.
Others includes HRE Dr Ramon Adegoke Atobatele Adedoyin Maye Yoruba Land ( Chief Host), and Prof. Benjamin Segun Aribisala, Chancellor (Host).