Babatunde Olaniyan, 3SC Chairman, confirmed his death to the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday in Ibadan, Oyo State
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3SC however had to rely on a dramatic comeback to earn the draw in this Group A Match Day 7 fixture of the League.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports the Oluyole Warriors won the game after a first half brace from Samuel Ayanrinde.
He spoke with newsmen after the 2022/2023 Nigeria Professional Football League Group A Match Day 2 fixture in Ibadan.
The Interim Management Committee, Nigeria Professional Football League organised the competition in December in Lagos.
A statement issued on Sunday by Taiwo Adisa, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, indicated that the 3SC won the Nigeria Professional Football League’s Dozy Mmobuosi Super Cup at the weekend and were rewarded with a N100m prize money.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the match day 34 fixture took place at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium.
The 2021/2022 Nigeria Professional Football League Match Day 28 match was played at the Kwara Stadium Complex.
Lawal also added that there are “mysteries” and “mystics” in African football beyond having 22 players on the field.
Tosin Omojola, the club’s Media Officer, disclosed in a statement on Thursday that the development was in a bid to strengthen their squad for improved results.
The appointment was contained in a letter signed on his behalf by the Secretary to the State Government, Olubamiwo Adeosun.
Ibadan-based 3SC secured the lone goal through the Europe returnee, Sunday Faleye, in the 82nd minute of the game.
Governor Makinde on Thursday added that he would like to see the NPFL team participate in continental football this season.
Alao Danbani of Kwara United had put the visitors ahead of the hosts 59 minutes into the rescheduled Match Day 8 fixture.
According to the burial arrangement released by the family, his body was laid to rest at his Mowe residence, Ogun State at 10.00am.
The club’s Media Officer, Tosin Omojola, broke the news of the GM’s death on Thursday evening on a WhatsApp group.
In the match played at the Kwara Stadium Complex, the hosts dominated proceedings in the early part of the game
The State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Wasiu Olatubosun, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday in Ibadan.
The wife of the deceased, Bose, confirmed news of his death to journalists on Tuesday in Ibadan.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Wednesday in Ibadan promised to transform the state-owned football club, the Shooting Stars Sports Club to become the best club in the country.