Osun United FC Gears Up for the 2023-24 NNL Season, Names 27 Players

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Excitement and anticipation are building as Nigeria National League (NNL) newcomers, Osun United FC, make bold strides in preparation for the upcoming 2023-24 NNL season. With a dynamic approach, the club has meticulously selected 27 players to carry their banner into this highly anticipated season. This comprehensive list was unveiled after a training session held at their newly adopted training ground at Fountain University Osogbo.

Head Coach Oluseye Ajayi took center stage during the grand revelation, and he couldn’t help but express the immense challenge he faced in making the final decisions. With the talent pool at his disposal, Ajayi noted that every player warranted a chance, making the selection process one of the most challenging tasks he’s encountered in his career.

Below is the list of the 27 players who will proudly represent Osun United FC in the upcoming season:

  1. Kazeem Ayinde
  2. Zubairu Biffo
  3. Ahmed Sultan
  4. Biola Sabitu
  5. Essien Emmanuel
  6. Adam Rasheed
  7. Ismail Ayodele
  8. Afolabi Olatunbosun
  9. Abubakar Goringo
  10. Gabriel Lekan
  11. Agbor Paul
  12. Taiwo Adeboye
  13. Mudashiru Olamide
  14. Odudu Francis
  15. Mutiu Ganiyu
  16. Uche Chinedu
  17. Mojeed Abimbola
  18. Sodiq Babatunde
  19. Kevin Chika
  20. Ephraim Nwachukwu
  21. Qaseem Abdulrahim
  22. Yemi Jacob
  23. Dayo Agbolade
  24. Emeka Emmanuel
  25. Raphael Orngudwem
  26. Ademola Adewale
  27. Asimiyu Bello

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Addressing the chosen players after the announcement, the club’s Team Manager, Kabiru Adekunle, provided some context behind the selection. He revealed that, while they had initially hoped for a squad of 40 players, budget constraints had led them to start with 27 players. However, he assured the remaining players that as soon as the necessary approvals come through, they may be called back to rejoin the team.

Osun United FC’s journey in the 2023-24 NNL season begins on November 4, 2023, with a thrilling clash against Crown FC of Ogbomosho. The action unfolds at the Osogbo Township Stadium, and fans can’t wait to rally behind their team as they embark on this exciting new chapter in Nigerian football.