By Femi Atolagbe
Ondo State Football Association (FA) has inaugurated a 10-man committee for the second edition of Bet9ja Ondo State Football League.
The league is going to be played among the amateur soccer clubs in the state.
While inaugurating the committee, the state FA Chairman, Otunba Dele Ajayi inaugurating the committee,commended the committee in charge of the maiden edition for organising a befitting competition for 69 clubs that participated across the state.
Ajayi said Seriki’s committee performance and feat in the first edition earned the state approval for the second edition of the league.
“Ondo State football development is first and must be paramount in the mind of everyone. What I am interested in is the development at every nooks and crannies of Ondo State.
“The 69 clubs from Ondo State who took part in the maiden edition of Ondo State Football League went home happy but we want them happier and more fulfilled this time around,” he said
Ajayi also charged the new members to do a better job for posterity sake.
According to the FA chairman, Yomi Seriki retains his position as Chairman of the committee, while Sunday Aladenika remains the Chief Operating Officer.
Other members of the committee are; Charles Ogunyanmodi, Barr. Wole Ademoyegun, Henry Akingboju and Gabriel Aborowa.
The rest are; Ondo Referees Council Chairman, Bola Ajayi, FA Secretary, Ibukun Adetoyinbo and SWAN Chairman in Ondo State Segun Giwa, while Akintomide Akintoye is the Secretary of the committee.
Responding, Chairman of the committee, Yomi Seriki said the Ondo state was one of the state that stood out last term, saying it was part the reasons they were considered again.
“Last year was a learning process for Ondo State, yet we had a great outing. I promise not to let the FA board and state down this year as well.”
Zion Warriors from Ondo emerged winners of the league in maiden edition (2022/2023).