Commissioner for Youth and Sports Development, Osun State Honourable Yemi Lawal is among the top personalities that will be guests at the third edition of Family United By Football (FUBF Day) in Osogbo on Sunday, as Barrister Churchill Oliseh, President of Nationwide League One (NLO) club, FC Ebedei will deliver a lecture.
FUBF is a vibrant sports group on social media platform WhatsApp and has the key stakeholders of sports in Osun State and Nigeria as members.
The group’s admin, Tunde Shamsudeen informed: “This year’s FUBF Day will be one not to forget in a hurry as a few very important personalities(VIPs) who have made their mark in sports will grace the event and also share their success stories.
“One of such persons is Honourable Yemi Lawal. The ‘Working Progress’ is a square peg in a square hole. In less than two years he has been able to rejuvenate sports in the state. The successes recorded at the Osun State Sports Festival is still fresh in our memories.
“Another is our guest speakers Barrister Churchill Oliseh. A result-oriented individual who has written his name on a platter of gold when it comes to football at the grassroot.
“It’s on record that since 1995, there is no medal Nigeria won in football that you won’t see a product of FC Ebedei. Churchill Oliseh will deliver a lecture titled: ‘Football As A Possible Investments, Principles And Challenges’.”
“Also the Special Adviser to Governor Oyetola on Youths and Sports, Aremo Adegboyega Adelabu, and the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor of Osun State on Sports Development, Vincent Akinbami are guest of the occasion.
“Not forgetting the Osun Sports Council General Manager, Rotimi Dunmoye, President Hammola Int’l FC, Muideen Odeyemi and President HMK, Yemi Adesiyan they too will grace the event.”
Recall Churchill, the elder brother of former Super Eagles coach and the captain is credited with discovering Nigerian internationals like Obafemi Martins, Paul Onuachu (Genk, Belgium), Frank Onyeka (Brentford, England) among others via his platform FC Ebedei.