Okumagba, Kwara government inaugurates supporters club


History was made in Ilorin, the capital of Kwara State, on Friday as a partnership between the national body Super Eagles Supporters Club and the Kwara State Government bore fruit with the birth of a Football Supporters Club in Kwara, the first of its kind.

The Super Eagles Supporters Club, a grassroots initiative of Prince Vincent Okumagba, has now gone global following his recognition by FIFA as the number one leader of football fans in Nigeria, a feat which has led to a strong partnership with the government from Kwara State, the next destination. for sports in Nigeria.

The historic event, held at the Kwara State Sports Commission Boardroom, saw the birth of the Kwara State Branch Super Eagles Supporters Club, attended by the cream cream.
of the State Sports Administration headed by Chairman of Kwara State Sports Commission, Mallam Bolakale Mogaji.

Activities began 24 hours prior with the Deputy Governor of Kwara State, Hon. Kayode Alabi welcoming the leadership of the Super Eagles Supporters Club before directing the entourage to the state’s number 1 native, His Excellency, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, the Governor of Kwara State.

The new Kwara State Branch Super Eagles Supporters Club will now be led by philanthropist and football enthusiast, Engr Olabunmi Komolafe Dickalo, while the chairwoman of the Football Association’s Women’s Football Development Committee of Kwara, Hajia Segilola Alaya will steer the affairs of the club. as 1st Vice President. Owner of Gidado Football Club, Alhaji Salihu Babatunde Afase is the 2nd Vice President while an astute football administrator, Yomi Benson Olatunbosun will serve as secretary and ace photo reporter, Abdul Momoh will serve as liaison officer.

Just a few days ago, the Kwara State Government inaugurated the State Sports Commission Board with plans in place to renovate the Ilorin and Offa stadiums to international standards with the intention to host the various executives of the Nigeria national team in the immediate future.

The Super Eagles Supporters Club is now officially a strategic partner of the Kwara State Government.

Wole Opatola
Ilorin, Kwara State


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