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The Main Organising Committee (MOC) of the Late Taiwo Ogunjobi Memorial U-15 Football Competition has been inaugurated by the 1st Vice President Nigeria Football Federation and the Coordinator of the South West Zone, Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi with a charge to organise a first of its kind, world class Youth Football Competition and Awards Night.

 

 

 

Akinwunmi, who is also the Chairman of the Lagos State Football Association admonished the committee led by Otunba Tade Azeez and Otunba Dele Ajayi as Co Chairmen to deliver on the task of not only delivering a world class event but ensuring that it was of a standard worthy of the name and legacy of late Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi.

 

While inaugurating the committee, Akinwunmi expressed his absolute confidence in the MOC members and reiterated that the motive behind the organisation of the Football competition and Awards Night was to honour the memory of late Ogunjobi who was a player, a team administrator, an FA Chairman, the Secretary General of NFF and up till the time of his death, a member of Western Nigeria Football Forum, and to immortalize his name in recognition of his contribution to the growth of Football in the South West states and in the country at large.

 

 

 

BSA as he is popularly called said “leadership is about legacy, that is why the competition and awards night is single mindedly centred around football and our desire to immortalize late Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi. We therefore expect a world class event that will stand out in the history of Football in our country”.

 

The event will hold between August 16th and 21st in Osogbo.

 

Other members of the MOC are ; Oba James Odeniran, Mr Bayo Olanlege, Chief Mustapha Razaq (Chairman,Local Organizing Committee), Mr. Niyi Alebiosu, Mr Dotun Coker, Dr Bayo Oluwatoki, Mr Toyin Ibitoye, Mr.Taiwo Odebunmi, Mr Akintunde Akinsemola and Mr Sola Ogunowo (Secretary).

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