The Ekiti state Football Association boss, Bayo Olanlege, has said that the newly found zeal for football in the state would lead to the desired growth of the game in the state, saying this is the feelings among genuine lovers and stakeholders of football in the state
Olanlege while addressing the management teams and the young players of the state youth football teams, namely Ekiti Bees and Ekiti Mosquitoes in Ado-Ekiti after the mid-term holiday training camp for the state’s cadet teams, praised the players for putting in strong shifts of hard work and zealousness in training.
He however, urged them to remain disciplined and be useful to their guardians or parents when they go back to their various homes.
He also appreciated the management teams for their dedication and sacrifices towards ensuring that the state youth teams achieve the set targets of the FA.
He further admonished them not to relent in their efforts, adding that work has only just begun.
“We must understand and appreciate the benefits of oneness and total commitment in the strive to make the teams a marketable brand for the benefits of all.
” I want to also urge all concerned stakeholders in the fortunes of Ekiti football join this fast moving train as we journey towards the desired destination for our football,” he said.
He disclosed that plans are under way for both the Ekiti Bees and the Ekiti Mosquitoes to travel to a south-west state for a friendly match later in this month.