Lagos government and political associates honor Tinubu with innovative football matches


The Lagos State Government and Tinubu Support Group organized football matches for All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader Asiwaju Bola Tinubu on Sunday on his 70th birthday on March 29.

The carnival like novelty matches between former Super Eagle players and former Lagos International natives and another was held at Mobolaji Johnson Arena attended by Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, his deputy the Dr Kadiri Hamzat, Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Chief Sunday Dare, Senator Magnus Abe, Senator Musliu Obanikoro, Members of the National Assembly, Members of the Executive Council of the Lagos State Government, lawmakers among other prominent Nigerians.

The Tinubu Support Group used the forum to sensitize onlookers on the need to support Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, who is currently conducting political consultations across the country, in his quest to run for President in the general elections of 2023 under the political platform of all progressives. Congress.

The novelty match ended 2, Nil in favor of Ex- Super Eagles Players against Ex- International Lagos Natives.

Former Super Eagle player who participated included c Kanu Nwankwo, Austin Jay Okocha, Victor Ikpeba, Tijani Babangida, Julius Aghahowa, Victor Agali, Taribo West, Mutiu Adepoju, Uche Okechukwu, Peter Rufai, Ike Shoromu, Garba Lawal, among others

Victor Agali scored the opening goal 10 minutes into the first half against Ex-Lagos International, boosting his dexterity and converting a fine cross from Ex-Super Eagle captain Jay Okocha , in another goal twelve minutes later in the second half. .

In the first novelty match that was played, the Asiwaju Lagos team, made up of members of the state executive council and legislators, played against the Asiwaju Abuja team made up mainly of members of the National Assembly led by the hon. James Faleke.

In the novelty match also played to mark the 70th birthday of the former Governor of Lagos State, Team Asiwaju Abuja scored the first goal of the game and Team Asiwaju Lagos equalized in the second half.


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