The General Coordinator of Gold Cup Pre-Season Tournament, Tunde Shamsudeen, has appreciated distinguished Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria representing Oyo North Senatorial District, Dr. Buhari Abdul-Fatai, for his maximum support all through the tournament.
“I want to appreciate Senator Buhari, for his maximum support from the commencement of the tournament to the tail end. He has been a major pillar to ensure the tournament was successful.”
Shamsudeen also went further to appreciate Nigeria Football Federation Executive Committee Member, Alhaji Ahmed Yusuf Fresh, foremost betting company, Bet9ja, Nigeria leading Sportswear firm ‘owu’, Play Sportswear, Seyi Akinwunmi Charity Foundation, Ondo State Football Association and Grande Sports, for their huge and massive support for the competition.
He also heaped praises on the Chief Operating Officer of Nationwide League One, Olusola Ogunnowo, and the teams that participated in the 6th edition of the Nigeria’s first Pre-Season Tournament.
“I really appreciate teams such as newly crowned champions, Sunshine Stars, Lobi Stars, MFM FC, Cynosure, Remo Stars, Rivers United, Phoenix ASC, FC Ebedei, Almar FC and Kwara United, for honouring our invitation because without them the competition won’t take place.
“I will like to thank my media team for the time well spent in making sure that latest happenings during the competition are been circulated, also different mediums for making time in disseminating to their large heterogeneous audience.”
The tournament which started from Thursday November 15, through Saturday November 24, 2018 has successfully seen Sunshine Stars as the champions after defeating Kwara United 1-0 in the final game of the tournament.