Sunshine Stars FC preparations for the new NPFL season have been handed a boost following the donation of training kits to the teams by a foremost sports group, People United By Sports (PUBS), on Wednesday.
The Owu manufactured kits were presented to the Chairman Ondo State Football Agency, (ODSFA) three-man Management Committee, Honourable Lucky Aiyedatiwa who is the Deputy Governor of Ondo State.
While speaking during the brief ceremony in his office, Aiyedatiwa first expressed satisfaction with the Owena Whales’ pre-season campaign so far, before thanking the Seun Betiku-led PUBS group for the gesture that was also extended to Sunshine Queens.
“Those of you that were here towards the end of last season I want to thank you again for your superlative performance that brought us out of relegation. Also I thank you for performing so well in your pre-season activities; Sunshine is now a team to beat as we are about to go into the new season”
“People United By Sports, I thank you for the gesture; for the training jerseys as it is being endorsed by me today. I appreciate you for your support for football; not just Sunshine Stars and Queens, but football development generally in Ondo State.
The Deputy Governor added that the socio-economic and health benefits of sports make it a worthy and noble cause to invest in and contribute to.
The presentation had in attendance Kenneth Odusola-Stevenson, Press Secretary to the Governor (Office of the Deputy Governor), S/A to Governor on New Media ( Office of the Deputy Governor ) Ladi Okunniga, ODSFA General Coordinator, Tokunbo Akinyelure, Sunshine Stars’ Team Manager and PUBS President, Betiku, Sunshine Stars’ Head Coach, Deji Ayeni alongside club’s captain, Sunday Abe as well as Sunshine Queens’ Team Manager, Kenny Odogu.
Others are Sunshine Stars’ Special Duties Coordinator, Morris Kwaghzever, PUBS’ Treasurer, Sulaiman Folarin, Contact and Mobilization of PUBS, Abdulsalam Ramoni, Southern Senatorial District Coordinator of PUBS Oladimeji Abimbola and some players.
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