Chief Adebayo Adelabu, the gubernatorial candidate of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) in Oyo State has promised to shower handsome amount of money on the players of Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) for every goal scored in their decisive match against Bendel Insurance FC of Benin.
Speaking with the players via a video conversation in the presence of the Oyo State Commissioner for Sports and Youth Development, Abayomi Oke and the General Manager of the club, Rasheed Balogun during the team’s training session, the Oyo State gubernatorial hopeful charged the stars to go for a convincing win in Wednesday afternoon’s match which will guarantee the team a place in the NPFL next season, promising to reward them handsomely.
“Let me commend you for your efforts so far, you have done well enough but you need to cap your efforts by ultimately booking a place in the topflight come next season.
“You cannot afford to fail at this point and I believe you will not let the people of Oyo State down by making it to the premier league,” added the former deputy governor of Nigeria’s apex bank, the Central Bank.
While promising the players an appreciative amount of money for each goal scored against Insurance, the gubernatorial hopeful also revealed his plans to give sports a facelift in the state in continuation of the good works of Senator Abiola Ajimobi, the executive governor of Oyo State.
“I promise to give you handsome amount of money for every goal scored against Insurance just as better days await you if you can pick a promotion ticket at the end of the day.
“His excellency, Senator Abiola Ajimobi has done well enough in the area of sports development and I want to assure you and the good people of Oyo State that my administration will consolidate on that, “declared Adelabu
Meanwhile, the players have vowed to go for the kill in the game against Bendel Insurance, describing the video chat and the presence of the commissioner as a moral booster and tonic needed to ginger them.
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