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Sports Commissioner visits ODSFA

Sports Commissioner visits ODSFA

By Femi atolagbe
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The managment of the Ondo State Football Agency (ODSFA) have received the newly appointed Commissioner for Youth and Sports Development, Dotun Owanikin during a familiarization visit to the Agency.

Owanikin who visited ODSFA  in company of the Sports Ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Dr. (Mrs) Dupe Eshofonie and Director Mrs Evelyn Lebi among others was well received by the Board and Management of ODSFA, led by Otunba Tajudeen Akinyemi.

During a meeting at the Agency’s Boardroom, Owanikin who posited his visit was for familiarization, expressed believe ODSFA and the ministry can achieve a lot with unity of purpose moving forward, before hinting on his desires for the Agency’s apex team, Sunshine Stars.

 “I have come to say ‘e ku ile o’ (Hello to the house). I believe there is a lot we can achieve together here with cooperation.

All the grey areas and challenges you have highlighted we are going to tackle together.

“We must work on how to get Sunshine Stars play in the continent again. It is important only a sizeable number of quality players, recruited on merit and devoid of sentiments be signed on for the team”, Owanikin posited.

Otunba Akinyemi who thanked the Commissioner for his first official visit to ODSFA following his appointment few weeks ago, briefed Owanikin on the Agency’s operation and expressed confident the Agency and the Ministry will enjoy a robust relationship and success in the nearest future.

The well attended meeting also had in attendance the Director of Sunshine Stars, Prince Tunde Ogunja, ODSFA Board Members, Mr Dare Ogunleye, Sunday Mr Aladenika, Agency’s Secretary, Mr Femi Iwajomo and the leadership of Sunshine Stars, Sunshine Queens and Rising Stars among others.

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