The curtain will be drawn today as Ondo state football league enters the final stage.
Recall 70 teams registered for the football fiesta with teams spread across the three senatorial districts.
Zion Warriors emerged as the one representatives from Ondo Central zone.
Enroute to the final, warriors never lost a game, at the Quarter-final stage,they smashed Kakaraka FC 4-1 and edged Seeway FC on penalties at the Semi-final.
Barrack Eagles also emerged from the Ondo Central zone.
Eagles pipped Idanre United and Sarajoe FC on penalties in the Quarter and Semi-finals respectively.
Zion Warriors: Akintomide Kehinde (captain) prepares to lift the trophy of Bet9ja Ondo State Football League 2022.
As he resumes to the first team due to injury.
Adewaga Babatunde makes the team list to final after missing semi final due to injury on quarter final against Kakaraka fc of Ikare Akoko
ALABI IMOLEAYO (Goalkeeper) got injured during the semi final match against Seeway FC of Ayeka-OkitipupaOladeji Oladotun Austin (GK) replaces Alabi Imoleayo Samuel (GK).
Third goalkeeper set to deputized Akindolie Oluwaseun (GK)Adeseko Oluwaseyi(Centre Forward) on stand by list for the Bet9ja Ondo State Football League.
The early information from the camp of barrack Eagles reveals no injury crisis.
All the players are fit and rearing to go.
The team skipper Adewale Adedoyin will lead the team’s charge for the laurel.
What the coaches are Saying
Coach Rafiu Ifedayo of Zion Warriors expressed optimism about the chances of his team emerging as the Champions.
” We have worked on the lapses discovered at the Semi-final Matches”
” Zion Warriors are teams to beat for tomorrow’s final”
” We are very solid in all departments”
He added by saying his team will cart home the trophy tomorrow
Coach Damilola Fadeyibi believes getting to the final was not by fluke
” My boys are battle ready for tomorrow’s final”
” Having done my home works perfectly,God will give us Victory tomorrow”
Players to watch
Adefehinti Paul ( Zion Warriors)Paul plays from the wing,He masterminded the crushing of Kakaraka FC at the Semi-final by scoring twice.
Paul is pacy, Skilful and intelligent with the ball.
He dribbling prowess is top-notch.
Zion Warriors would rely on him tomorrow to the magic Again
Adewale Adedoyin ( Barrack Eagles)
Adewale Adedoyin is the captain of his side.Adewale plays as a defender with a wealth of experience.
He coordinates and marshals barrack Eagles’ defence.
His heroic display kept rampaging Sarajoe’s attack at the bay in the Semi-final.
Adewale Adedoyin is a calm, calculative and tenacious defender.