Unibadan stands still as ex-footballers stage reunion

The Premier University in Nigeria, University of Ibadan, will be a beehive of activities this weekend as former footballers of the institution hold their 8th annual réunion.

According to the release signed by the President of the Association Edwin Evbie, the activities will commence on Thursday December 15, 2022 with a visit to the new Sports Director of the University, Mr. Kehinde Eyiomo.

On Friday, they will visit some ailing members of the association resident in Ibadan, and some media houses also in Ibadan.

The Vice Chancellor of the Premier University, Prof. Kayode Adebowale, will receive the Executive and Board of Trustees members of the Association in his office at noon same day.

The members of the Association will thereafter visit some selected motherless babies home in Ibadan as part of their corporate social responsibility.

Saturday December 17 will be the climax of the Reunion with a novelty match at the University of Ibadan Stadium, while dinner and get together party will be held at the Trenchard Hall of the University later same day.

The association’s president, Edwin Evbie, said several prominent ex-football players that have passed through the University including Mutiu Adepoju, Edith Agoye, Christian Obi, Dimeji Lawal, Folorunsho Okenla, Abiodun Salami, Dr. Robinson Okosun of NFF, Mogaji Barr Rotimi Ali and Prof. Segun Adekunle amongst others are expected to grace the event.

He further disclosed that a former Super Eagles star shall be making a guest appearance at this year’s event.

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