The indelible mark left by the late General Manager of Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC), Rasheed Balogun, has continued to attract honours for the late football administrator.
Latest in the roll call of honours for the former Julius Berger, Dolphins and Sunshine Stars bigwig,, who passed on in January, was a posthumous award, given to him by the organisers of the Evolution Cup.
The presentation of the award took place during the half time of the Oluyole Warriors’ midweek cracker against Rangers International, played at the Lekan Salami Stadium.
While presenting the award to the acting General Manager of the club, Dimeji Lawal, coordinator of Evolution Cup, Olatoye Olawale (Sportflames), said the gesture was in appreciation of the contribution of the late Balogun, fondly called “Ekulekule”, to the round leather game in the country.
While receiving the award on behalf of his late boss, Lawal, fondly called Kabongo, who was close to tears, expressed appreciation to the organisers of the Evolution Cup for bestowing the honour on the late astute football administrator.
The acting 3SC GM, was also decorated with a medal, a honour besowed on him by Evolution Cup in recognition of his contributions to the development of football in Nigeria.