Top 4 Local Government Football Council Chairmen in Ondo State


By Sedara Philip

These Administrators were picked based on football activities within their local domains in the last five months and performances of football clubs from these Administrators’ local governments in the state Organized tournaments.

Dimeji Abimbola ( Odigbo local government)

In the last five months, Dimeji Abimbola has facilitated about six major football tournaments in Odigbo local government.

In november, Odigbo day football tournament was played and had participants across the local government.

Between October and December last year,Ade Abbey four-in-one football tournament took place which had about 120 matches.

Teams from Odigbo local government also participated in the third edition of Bamidele Omosehin football tournament.

In february this year,the final of Aseyori unity Cup was held at Ore township stadium being facilitated by Dimeji Abimbola.

Dimeji Abimbola registered Moyero FC for the State FA Cup held last month.

Presently in Odigbo local government,West Challenge Cup is ongoing.

Aborowa Gabriel ( Ose local government)

Aborowa Gabriel is the Chairman Ose local government football council and Acting Vice-chairman of Ondo state FA.

In the last Five months,Real Ifon from Ose local government made it to the quarter-final of Ondo state Bet9ja football league.

Aborowa facilitated Adelegbe peace cup played amongst teams in Ose local government.

He also Facilitated the registration new members into Ose local government referees society.

Equally, unregistered coaches joined Ondo Coaches Association via his influence.

Akinfolarin Akinbobola (Ondo west local government)

Akinbobola has facilitated the following tournaments in the last six months in Ondo west local government:

  • Omo 5 aside football tournament
  • Adeyeye football tournament amongst secondary schools

Zion Warriors who won Ondo state football league are from Ondo west local government football.

Zion Warriors also participated in the state FA Cup.

Akinbobola also registered a female team for the State FA Cup.

Presently, Destination Ondo inter street soccer competition is ongoing.

Babatunde Igbasan ( Okitipupa local government)

In the last five months,the following football tournaments were held in Okitipupa local government.

  • Bamidele Omosehin unity Cup
  • Football tournament played amongst primary schools
  • Football tournament played amongst private secondary schools
  • Seun Betiku U-15 male football tournament.

Presently,Madridman U-15 football tournament is ongoing.

Babatunde Igbasan Facilitated all these aforementioned tournaments

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