Super Eagles striker builds modern-day dressing room for local team that discovered him (Photo)

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The Super Eagles of Nigeria and Nothingham Forest of England striker, Taiwo Awoniyi, has built a modern day dressing for Sheikh Abdulkadir College, Ilorin, a school where he was discovered.

The former Liverpool forward also refurbished the school’s pavilion in an effort to give back to the society that raised him.

The Chairman of the organising committee for the striker’s sponsored football tourney, “Never Stop Dreaming Cup 2023” Coach Mustapha Olokode, told newsmen in Ilorin on Saturday at the opening ceremony of  the tournament that the new gesture is one in many to come for the college. 

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Olokode also hinted of the Super Eagles’ striker plans to lay an artifical grass on the pitch later on, which is in the next phase of Awoniyi’s project for the college. 



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In his own remarks, Joshua Yisa, a representative from Kwara State’s Ministry of Education and Human Capital Development who also serves as the State Coordinator for School Sports, praised Awoniyi for his generosity and the tournament’s concept.

“This is a welcome development. Awoniyi has put a smile on the faces of many youths by sponsoring this competition” Yisa said. 

Yisa also lauded the Nottingham Forest striker for the construction of modern dressing rooms, toilets and office at the college where the competition is being held.

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Meanwhile, Awoniyi’s Football Academy, Unicorn FA defeated Sunshine 2-0 in the opening game of the 26-team format competition.

Olokode also hinted of the Super Eagles’ striker plans to lay an artifical grass on the pitch later on, which is in the next phase of Awoniyi’s project for the college. 

 


The 26-team format competition is projected to draw 500 players from throughout Kwara State.

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While the eventual winner will walk away with a cash prize of one million naira, the runners-up will receive N700,000, and the third-place winner will receive N500,000.

At the conclusion of the competition, outstanding players are likely to receive numerous gifts, including cash prizes and football equipment.

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