Ahead Glo League Season: Ikorodu United unveiled in Lagos


Taiwo Adelu
Ikorodu FC unveiled in Lagos on Thursday, 28 Jan. 2016
An innovation was brought into Nigerian club football when the newly promoted to the Globacom sponsored Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), Ikorodu United, were officially unveiled to the Nigerian public Thursday in Lagos.
The colourful event which was held at the Town Hall of Ikorodu was attended by the creme of Nigerian football including some former Super Eagles players.
Ikorodu United, founded in 2014, who are 100 percent privately-owned, with the board led by businessman ‘Dewumi Ogunsanya, Chairman of Multichoice Nigeria, will be wholly sponsored in the new season by GOtv Nigeria.
The unveiling ceremony, the first of its kind to be organised for a Nigerian club, was unique in terms of packaging and organisation.
At the unveiling of Ikorodu United FC in Lagos on Thursday, 28 Jan. 2016
The players and coaches of the team, uniformly dressed in black suit with red ties, were introduced to the public after which the home and away jersies to be used in the new season were also launched.
The club chairman, described the promotion of the club to the elite league as a teamwork from the board, the coaches, players and the teeming fans, who stoutly believe in the vision of the founders of Ikorodu United.
He said the team are poised to take the Glo League by storm with series of innovations that will change the face of Nigerian club football.
One of such innovations is the plan to rebrand the home venue of the club, Onikan Stadium, with intention of bringing back the lost glory of the stadium on Lagos Island. He also disclosed that Ikorodu United would be run proffessionally as it is being done in the advanced leagues in the world.
“Our plan is to take the ancient town of Ikorodu to the world limelight with the …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper