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From the second tier league down to the Nigeria topflight league, an unheralded special talent, Malomo Taofeek Ayodeji, has been on the lips of People of Ibadan and most especially Shooting Stars Sports Club Fans.

Born on November 29, 2003, the VIA Academy graduate lists as one of the season revelation in the Nigeria current Nigerian topflight league season, little wonder he was handed an invitation into the Nigeria U-23 team.

As we dissect the new boy in the block,Malomo Taofeek Ayodeji, here are some special features who glaring shows the sensational youngster is built for greatness.

Malomo, mainly an attacking midfielder can operate on either flank and anywhere on the offensive spine of the team. His incredible skill set allows for tactics to be changed at a whim in the full knowledge that the teenager will put in a stellar performance regardless of his position on the pitch.

Taofeek is the guy who picks the ball up in the final third after much of the hard work is done and then applies his magic. He is a supremely creative player and possesses great composure in pressurized situations in front of goal.


As is customary of a VIA Academy product, Malomo tactical understanding of the game is already at very high levels, especially in his positional sense.

He always has an eye for where the space is to generate passing opportunities and overloads. Typically, he is a player who thrives in the middle of the pitch, but you will see him take up different zones throughout the pitch, adapting to his teammates and where he believes he can hurt the opposition.

What makes the quick midfielder unplayable in the middle of the park for Shooting Stars Sports Club is his true identity is still yet to be discovered. He can become a six, an eight, a ten, or a wide player. His technical ability, mixed with his dynamism, means he has a lot of wiggle room to be tactically versatile.


Alongside the positions he picks up,Malomo is very smooth and slick with the ball, he is good at recycling possession and progressing the ball through forward dribbling or a penetrative pass.

The Midfield maestro,Malomo Taofeek is extremely press resistant. He does not panic or allow pressure from the opposition to stop the flow of his game.

In fact, he almost invites in it, backing his technical ability to get out of the situation and keep the ball flowing.

This sort of ball-carrying also sets him apart from other youngsters. It will start meaning that the opposition will double up on him, as he can drive his side 30-40 yards up the pitch: a trait which should not be looked over.

Of course, Malomo also has the ability to pick out a pass. He is very comfortable at playing cute, short passes in more give-and-go sequences to progress the move forward.

Malomo also switches the ball out well to keep the tempo ticking and stretch the play. What a player!

It is also worth mentioning the ability of the Nigeria U-23 star to use his both feets. He is very comfortable to shift the ball onto both feet, which is a useful asset – it means he can create more angles and opportunities with his passing and dribbling.


This is where Malomo really does start to stick out like sore thumb. His work off the ball is so impressive; the 19-year-old will often get himself around the pitch, winning duels, and stopping potential attacks.

The Sensational play-maker has a rather refreshing bit of grit, aggression, and tenacity with his defensive work that you rarely see with players so technically gifted.

He is unsurprisingly high for progressive passes received and carried, but he also holds impressive numbers in blocks and pressure per 90 minutes.

This all leads to the point that Malomo could work in a high-energy pressing outfit. the Shooting Stars Sports Club midfielder truly has it all.

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



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



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



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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