New promoted Ikorodu United Football Club had their official media launch today at the Ikorodu Town Hall in Lagos as the new side in ...
New promoted Ikorodu United Football Club had their official media launch today at the Ikorodu Town Hall in Lagos as the new side in the NPFL unveiled the club as well as its new season kit.
The launch was graced by dignitaries and Ex-internationals who were there to witness the historic lauch; the first of its kind in the Nigerian Professional League. In attendance where dignitaries from the NFF and the LMC as well as legends like Victor Ikepba, Victor Agali, Ifeanyi Udeze Peter Rufai, and Waidi Akanni.
Others include sports journalists Colin Udoh, Mozez Praiz, Enyimba's team coach Kadiri Ikhana and Nduka Irabor of the LMC. The peak of the occasion was when the Lagos based club unveiled its home, away and alternative which will be proudly sponsored by GOtv.
|Eagles legends Peter Rufai and Victor Ikepba were among the dignitaries at the launch|
Ikorodu United which was founded in 2014 and is owned by billionaire and business mogul Adewunmi Ogunsaya who is the chairman of DSTV/Multichoice Nigeria. He is also a major entertainment media financier and investor, with hands in many TV properties across the continent. The club which will begin its maiden campaign in the topflight against Enyimba.
The game will be played at the Onikan Stadium which will be team’s home ground. The club will be coached by experienced Belgian Maurice Cooreman who has managed 9 Nigerian league teams and has won the league title in with Ocean Boys of Bayelsa and Enyimba.
See photos below
|The Away (Blue), Home (Red) and Alternative (White) jerseys of Ikorodu United|
|Victor Ikepba and Peter Rufai with the club officials|
|The players in the club's kits and formal wear|
|DSTV's Colin Udoh and Kadiri Ikhana|
|Peter Rufai speaking at the media launch|
|Directors and players of debutantes, Ikorodu United FC at the media launch in Ikorodu-Lagos|
|The club's so-verniers include notepads and keyholders|
|Supersport's Mozez Praiz shares a selfie with Carol Ogunhma|
|Club's ambassador Daddy Showkey|
Congratulatory messages from Ogenyi Onazi and Odion Ighalo
Our very own goal machine @ighalojude also sends his congratulatory message to @FCIkoroduunited. @LMCNPFL @thenff pic.twitter.com/ZVJUlzsWa0— GOtv Nigeria (@GOtvNg) January 28, 2016
SS Lazio and Super Eagles midfielder @OnaziOgenyi also sends his congratulatory messages to @FCIkoroduunited. Grazie pic.twitter.com/nZ447locBL— GOtv Nigeria (@GOtvNg) January 28, 2016