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Giants Club Proprietor And CEO Tips Hillary Igoche And Beji As Next Generation Stars

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Club Proprietor and CEO OF GIANTS FC, Adeshola Ibrahim as tipped Products of his Football Club as Next Generation Stars

A football enthusiast and fast rising football administrator who started the Giants FC project about four years ago and during that time, the club has produced a number of Products, some of whom have already attained professional status with Jerome Akor now plying his trade for Lillestrom in Norway being one of the players scouted by Adeshola and proposed to Jamba Football Academy from where the player later moved to the Norwegian league first to Sogndal IL and subsequently to Lillestrom both in the Norwegian league.

In recent time, there have been the emergence of other bright prospects from the club with Ibrahim Beji Muhammed, a member of the NIGERIAN U-20 squad to the WAFU B Youth Cup in Niger republic and eventual champions rising through the ranks of the club and making his mark with the flying eagles in Niamey, Niger republic scoring two goals in four appearances.

Other prospects of the club are Hillary Igoche who has been tipped by a number of sports stakeholders and pundits as a revelation to look out for in the next couple of years as well as David Luis, another of the club’s Product who just returned from a loan move to Adamawa UTD where he garnered useful experience playing in the Nigeria National League.

Asked about the club’s youth philosophy and developmental program and what the club is doing differently as well as about the youth Products of the club, the Club CEO who also doubles as Director of Football at the Minna based Academy resident in the Chanchaga LGA, Adeshola Ibrahim had this to say ” Giants FC was set up to develop young talents with the right developmental module to meet up with international standards and prepare its talents in readiness for the demands of a professional career in European and top-flight football leagues across the globe. We are excited that in only our 4 years of operations, the club has gone on to produce some exciting talents. We are very excited about the progress and development of the players so far. Earlier this year, Ibrahim Muhammed Beji represented the Nigerian U-20 at the WAFU B U-20 Tourney in Niger republic scoring 2 goals in 4 appearances. We are very confident that he has a bright future ahead of him, same with Hillary Igoche who is another exciting player with amazing attributes on and off the field. Hillary Igoche is a replica of Wilfred Ndidi but compliments his defensive midfield abilities with offensive attributes. He is comfortable as a box to box and as an offensive midfielder. We are really excited that our philosophy and development module is evident in our players ability and wholesome personality and we will keep doing our best to continue to develop the players while exploring our partnerships to create opportunities for them to fulfill their professional football dreams” concluded the Banker turned football administrator

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Seamoriow FC Shines Bright in Thrilling Victory Against Leads United FC.

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In a gripping showdown at the Seamoriow Sports Complex earlier today, Seamoriow FC once again showcased their prowess on the field, clinching a sensational 4-3 triumph over Leads United FC.

The match, marked by breathtaking goals and intense moments, kept fans from the neighbourhood who saw the game on the edge of their seats until the final whistle.

The action-packed encounter saw Seamoriow’s Paul Salako setting the tone early with a stunning goal in the 15th minute, swiftly followed by Saka’s precise strike from a low angled shot in the 20th minute. Akinjide Johnson further fueled the team’s momentum with a good finish in the 29th minute, leaving the opposition reeling. Despite a valiant effort from Leads United FC, Adeshina Lekan’s penalty in the 62nd minute sealed the victory for Seamoriow FC.

Reacting to the exhilarating win, the Chairman/Proprietor of Seamoriow FC expressed immense pride in the team’s performance, stating, “We are thrilled by this victory, which is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our players. Our commitment to nurturing young talent remains unwavering, and we are actively expanding our scouting network to unearth passionate individuals who embody the spirit of Seamoriow FC. Our ultimate goal is to provide promising Nigerian talents with a platform to shine and pursue successful careers in football, and we are determined to attract the best talent from across the nation.”

Seamoriow FC will next take on Breeding Professionals FA at the Legacy Practise pitch on Sunday, 25th of February in preparation for the Africa Selected All Stars Scouting Tournament the club will be participating in billed for 26th – 28th February at the practice pitch, Surulere, Lagos

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ABIA Warriors Vs Remo Stars: CEO Banana Island Offers Free Bus To Fans On Sunday

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The Banana Island CEO, Mr Francis Chilaka, will provide free bus to Abia Warriros fans, who come out en mass to support the team as they host Remo Stars Football Club at the Enyimba FC Stadium on Sunday.

Following the Umuahia township stadium ban by the League Organizers, the Umuahia based will welcome the ‘Sky Blue Stars’ in their temporary home stadium in Aba in one of the Matchday 20 fixtures billed for the weekend.

“Playing away from your traditional home ground can be difficult in football but we’re planning to make it a home away from home for the Abia Warriros with our usual support”

“The free bus will ensure the fans will be on the stands to cheer the team this will be added advantage for the team playing at its temporary home ground”

“Efforts has been made by the Club Chairman, Chief John Obuh, to return the team back to Umuahia soonest as their has been steady progress in work on the playing turf as well on the stadium environs”

“Before we return back to Umuahia, the team needs to bounce back to winning ways and that’s why the fans will be present to ginger their spirit “ he concluded.

Mr. Francis Chilaka who doubles as a Board member of the Abia Warriors management has been in the frontline in ensuring massive support for the Umuahia warlords as he offers different kinds of moral and financial support to the Abia Warriors team.

Amongst the contingent moving from Umuahia to Aba for the crunchy fixture is Chairman Abia State House Member on Sports, Hon. Chinasa Abiola, as well as other well meaning Abians.

When the games gets underway in ABA on Sunday, Abia Warriros who lost to Remo Stars on Matchday 19 will be out to make up for the lost points when the trade tackles on Matchday 20 in the first game of the league second round.

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NPFL Youth League: The Abia Warriors Boys Were Brave Enough- Francis Chilaka

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Abia Warriors Board member and football enthusiast, Francis Chilaka, has thumbed up Abia Warrior’s Under-17 lads for their bravery following their 2-2 stalemate against city neighbors, Enyimba International Under-17, in it’s first game in the South-East, zone of the on-going NPFL youth league in Enugu State.

The popular philanthropist and business guru who has been in the Coal City with the team affirmed the boys resilience which earned the team a point in the keenly contested fixture.

“It’s a derby game and the fixture lived up to it’s billing as the two young lads displayed their football artistry”

“Kudos to the boys, Abia Warriros, for their efforts as there is more room for improvement going into the next game”

In the excited fixture which ended in a stalemate, Abia Warriors side were the side who stole the show as they came with a late goal to steal headline in the fixture watched by NPFL dignitaries.

To earn the South-East slot to the National level, Abia Warriors Under-17 in it’s subsequent games will trade tackless with Heartland, Rangers Under-17 sides

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