Popoola Babatunde Afolayan: The Sporting Luminary Appointed to Lead Committee for Osun Sports Revival

Popoola Babatunde Afolayan, porularly known as “Popson,” is a distinguished sports administrator who hails from Osun State. With a career spanning decades, Popoola has played a pivotal role in the world of sports, earning accolades and recognition for his exemplary contributions. Biographical Details: Full Name: Popoola Babatunde AfolayanNickname: PopsonPlace of Birth: Oke – Ila, Osun…

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Osun Government Task Newly Inaugurated Committee on Sports Commission with Immediate Restructuring of Osun United and Osun Babes Football Clubs

Osun State Government has charged the recently inaugurated 9-member committee on Sports Commission with the immediate task of revamping the state-owned football clubs, Osun United and Osun Babes. Speaking on behalf of the State Governor, Deputy Governor Prince Kola Adewusi, who also serves as the Commissioner for Sports, emphasized the urgency of preparing for the…

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Gabriel Olalekan Joel

Player Profile: Gabriel Olalekan Joel, The Rock Solid Osun United Centre Defender

Name Gabriel Lekan Joel Position Centre Defender / Right Back Preferred Foot Right Date of Birth January 21, 2007 Height 1.8 feet (Approximately 1.8 meters) Weight 73 kilograms State of Origin Ife, Osun State Place of Birth Port Harcourt, Rivers State Nationality Nigeria Previous Clubs Diamond FC Osogbo, Olansile FA, Police Machine FC Osogbo, HMK…

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Osun State Football

Osun State Football Association Chairman Prioritizes Support for 448 Football Clubs

In a commitment to elevate football in Osun State, Mr. Sola Fanawopo, the Chairman of the Osun State Football Association, has underscored his dedication to the 448 football clubs under his jurisdiction. During a recent telephone conversation with our correspondent, he laid out his vision and objectives for the flourishing football scene in the state….

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Osun Deputy Governor

Osun Deputy Governor Demands Strict Accountability for State-Owned Clubs Future Player Transfers

“I’ve heard a series of stories and I’m not afraid to die. Any subsequent money must be deposited into the treasury” – Osun Deputy Governor, Prince Kola Adewusi. The Deputy Governor of Osun State, Prince Kola Adewusi, who also serves as the Commissioner for Sports, has unequivocally stated that any future earnings from the transfers…

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Coach Seye Ajayi

Exclusive Interview with Osun United Head Coach Seye Ajayi: Addressing Concerns over Player Turnout at Screening Exercise

In a candid conversation with Osun United’s esteemed head coach, Seye Ajayi, we delved into the team’s recent open screening exercise and the concerns voiced by fans regarding the substantial number of players in attendance. With the impending Nigeria National League (NNL) season on the horizon, Coach Seye Ajayi assured us that the club’s strategies…

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Olagunju Damola Richway

Olagunju Damola Richway: A Young Philanthropist and Football Enthusiast Making a Difference in Ede and Beyond

Philanthropy comes in many forms, and it doesn’t always require immense wealth to make a significant impact. Olagunju Damola, also known as Richway, is a shining example of a young philanthropist and businessman who is dedicated to giving back to his community and making a difference in the world of football. Hailing from Ede, Osun…

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Prince Kola Adewusi Osun State Commissioner of Sports

Appointment of Prince Kola Adewusi as Osun State Commissioner of Sports to Tackle Corruption

Introduction In a move reminiscent of former Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to personally oversee the Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun State has appointed his deputy, Prince Kola Adewusi, as the commissioner of sports. This decision aims to tackle the pervasive corruption and shady dealings that have plagued the sports sector…

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