The General Coordinator of Ogunjobi Gold Cup Pre-Season Tournament, Mr Tunde Shamsudeen will this weekend receive a meritorious award from the Rotaract Club of Kwara State University for his innovation and organisation of the prestigious pre-season tourney for domestic football teams in Nigeria over the years.
This award is coming barely a week after Niger Tornadoes emerged champions of the tourney’s 7th edition at the Kwara State Stadium Complex, Ilorin.
The Rotaract Club said it would this weekend, Saturday September 14, 2019, decorate Shamsudeen with the award inside the KWASU Main Auditorium by 10am.
According to the President of the Association, Taiwo Ayodele, the tourney was considered going by its track records.
Ayodele said “the Ogunjobi Gold Cup Tourney which concluded it’s 7th edition is one tourney that is consistently managed by Shamsudeen and his team.
“When you look at the status of teams that participate in it yearly shows its importance, as the tourney is best platform were teams prepare for the upcoming football season.
“The Ogunjobi Gold Cup is also another avenue for our domestic players who are seeking new deals to express themselves to both clubs and managers.
“Its an award truly deserving to Shamsudeen, as the Ogunjobi Gold Cup have impacted in the lives of our youths and the development of the game of football which unifies us all as Nigerians.”
Shamsudeen expressed his delight as he thanked the Kwasu Rotaract Club for yet another laudable award.