A sports philanthropist Chief Olaifa Onifade the Awise of Osogbo has gifted cash and jerseys to Osun United.
Speaking at the mini presentation ceremony this morning at the Osogbo Township Stadium, Awise of Osogbo land stated that, his gestures was borne out of his love and passion for the game.
“I was involved actively in the game in the early part of my life. I used to keep for All Saints Primary School lgbona during my primary school days.
“I fell in love with the defunct NEPA FC, in those days, the language l understood was football.
“I was nurturing the idea of having a football team untill I was advised to keep supporting the state team.”
He told players and managements of the team that, more supports will be coming towards the team when the league kick start.
“I will be supporting the team even when the team is going to play away. Government alone cannot do it, we have to keep projecting Osun State in a good light.” Awise stated.
In the same vein, Awise also promised to gift the foremost soccer academy TSI FA a team jersey while he donated a cash gift to the academy.
Awise later prayed for the team’s progress and called on the state government to uplift the facilities in the stadium and give the welfarism of the team a top priority.