Seyi Makinde Football Volunteer Movement Holds Novelty Match, To Play Final On Sunday


Seyi Makinde Football Volunteer movement kicked off the 2023 re-election campaign for Governor Seyi Makinde in Saki on the 16th of October, 2022. This was the first of three matches slated to unify and galvanise the football community in Oyo State, from grassroots to Professional league, to support Governor Seyi Makinde in his re-election bid, come February 2023.

Four top teams in Oyo State, Shooting Stars SC Ibadan, Crown FC Ogbomosho, Saki United FC and Housing Corporation Ibadan lock horns to decide the best team in he state, as Seyi Makinde volunteers turn up and take their position in the 2023 re-election campaign.

In the spirit of fun and sportsmanship, the executive arm of government would also engage the legislative arm of government in a one-off game on Sunday 23rd October, 2022 in a novelty match at Adamasingba stadium.

Saki shut down on the 16th in honour of Governor Seyi Makinde, with support pouring in in all shapes and forms, as 3SC engaged Saki UNited in the curtain raiser of the three matches.

Played in front of a maximum capacity crowd at the Saki Stadium (one of the newly inaugurated stadia in the state) the game was more than a friendly match, as pride was at stake.

Football is the main unifying factor amongst Nigerians of diverse tongues and cultures. Seyi Makinde Football Volunteer group managed to bring together football fans in Saki and Oke-Ogun last Sunday.

Saki stadium was fully packed yesterday in support of His Excellency, Governor Seyi Makinde with 3SC Supporters travelling from Ibadan to Saki in droves to show their support for Governor Seyi Makinde, in an initiative put together by JMO Sports and Watts Oil, Messrs Jide Olugbodi, Richard Adefiranye, Barrister Rotimi Alli and Tunde Adejuwon.

Notable politicians and appointees were in attendance. Special Assistant to Governor on Sports development, Tobi Oyewumi was present, Honourable Rafiu Adekunle, Honourable R O Muslim, Haj Wasiu Adetoro, Fasasi Quadri and Lobalowo Ibrahim. Also visibly represented was the Oyo State Agribusiness Development Agency (OYSADA).

Ramon Akanni was on hand to play yesterday, leading a cast that includes Taye Currency, billed to perform at the grand finale at Adamasingba stadium on Sunday 23rd October.

The collective of like-minded, progressive indigenes with the singular goal of ensuring GSM fully attains his vision of moving Oyo State forward from poverty to prosperity continued in its quest to mobilise volunteers across the the state and the country to register and support the course for the re-election of Governor Seyi Makinde.

Shooting Stars SC of Ibadan validated the Governor’s continued investment in the club and the state by beating Saki United 2-0 , in the keenly contested match.

Next is Ogbomosho as Crown FC take on Housing Corporation on Wednesday 19th to decide who plays 3SC in the final on Sunday 23rd at Adamasingba stadium.


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