Oyo Housing Corporation FC Secures Place in Division 3 of National League - Penangle | News Portal in Nigeria
Tue. Jun 18th, 2024
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The Oyo State Housing Corporation Football Club has qualified to play in division three of the Nigerian league.

Director of Information and Public Relations, Oyo State Housing Corporation, Barrister Kunle Sanni in a statement he personally signed and made available to newsmen in Ibadan, the state capital, said the newly inaugurated club booked a place for itself in the division following a convincing victory over the Ogun State representative in a nationwide play off.

The statement said the Coach, Ilerika-led lads defeated their opponent by three goals to nothing and three one in the two legs tournament played at National Stadium Surulere, Lagos on Sunday and in the early hour of today, Monday.

Two other states expected at the tournament, Edo and Ondo were disqualified for failure to show up and improper registration respectfully.

Addressing the triumphant lads after their return from Lagos, the Chairman of Oyo State Housing Corporation, Barrister Bayo Lawal described the victory as that of Oyo State and not for the Corporation alone.

Barr. Lawal promised to intimate the Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde with the development with a view to garnering his support.

He assured the club and the coaching crew of necessary assistance to lift the club to a higher height. The Chairman pointed out that featuring in the premier league in the country is his aspiration for the club, saying this is doable within the shortest possible time.

Barr. Lawal congratulated the players and the coaches for the feat.

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