The State of Osun will bubble with the best of football artistry as the debut edition of Western Nigeria Football Forum/Ogunjobi Memorial U-15 Football Tournament kicks off from 16th -21st August in Osogbo.
In an official statement signed by the Co-Chairmen for the event, Otunba Dele Ajayi and Otunba Tade Azeez, informed that over 180 kids drawn across Nigeria and are players of the eight teams will slug it out for individual honours and the most prized trophy.
NPFL/La Liga Football Tournament champions Remo Stars FC (U-15), Katsina United FC (U15), who were 2nd runners-up, alongside U15 teams of the Football Associations of the South West States are to thrill fans in the week long soccer fiesta.
The teams and officials are to camp at the Ede, Orientation Camp of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC).
Meanwhile, the Honourable Minister for Youths and Sports Development, Hon. Sunday Dare and nine others have been listed for an Award of Excellence by the organizers of the tourney.
The Honourable Minister, Hon. Kunle Soname; the Chairman of KC Gamings Limited and President of Remo Stars FC, Ikenne Remo, Chief Adebutu Kessington, Chief Adegboye Onigbinde, Chief Segun Odegbami, His Excellency Ambassador Omolade Oluwateru, Mr Yemi Idowu, former member House of Representatives, Honourable Ayo Omidiran, Princess Bola Jegede and Dr Rafiu Ladipo are recipients for the awards, for their selfless service to the development of the beautiful game in the South West.