By Victor Akinkuolie, Ado-Ekiti
The Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Biodun Oyebanji, will today unveil a set of kits for Ekiti United Football Club.
The ceremony which will hold at the Oluyemi Kayode Stadium Ado-Ekiti, during a friendly match with the Shooting Stars of Ibadan.
According to the Head of Media Unit, Ekiti United Football Club, Mr Qozeem Oladapo, said the match is to prepare Ekiti United for the 2023 Nigeria National League (NNL) season as they play their first match in Lagos against newly promoted Madiba FC.
He explained that the Governor will also take the official kickoff at 3:pm will be accompanied to the stadium by top government functionaries and political big wigs in the state.
During the event Governor Oyebanji will equally officially unveil the new home and away kits of Ekiti United FC as well as the players and the technical crew headed by Adedeji Adu being the Team Mananger.
The Ekiti United versus Shooting Stars friendly match promises to be fun filled as many football enthusiasts and fans of the state owned team have been yearning to see the crop of players pencilled down playing grade A Pre-season matches.
The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, Mrs Tola Faseluka said Governor Biodun Oyebanji through the match on Wednesday will be setting the pace once again by being the first Governor of Ekiti State that will be visiting the stadium to watch Ekiti United FC in a pre-season encounter for official unveiling of the team jersey, players and officials.
She said the match is coming on the heels of series of impressive result recorded by Ekiti United FC in their pre-season matches with the latest being the 6-1 thrashing of Adeyeye FC at the Oluyemi Kayode Stadium.
Meanwhile, a friendly match between Ekiti United and Àré FC will be decided today Tuesday by 8am at the Oluyemi Kayode Stadium Ado Ekiti to prepare the NNL side for tomorrow’s big clash with Shooting Stars of Ibadan.
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