Bolowotan Football club of Ikorodu players are optimistic to win Gold
in the 18th National Sports Festival tagged Eko 2012, as The duo of
Ochuko Jacob and Shola Bussa look forward to make the team that will
be doing battle for the Eko Football Festival team.
Both players contributed immensely for Bolowotan's promotion into the
Nigeria National League (NNL) from the Nigeria Nation-wide League last
Ochucko Jacob and Shola Bussa both players are currently in the Eko
Football Festival team.
Last season in the Nation-wide league, the goal poacher, Ochuko Jacob
scored a total number of nine goals in thirteen appearances, He
notched three goals in four matches in Lagos State F.A Cup 2012 , and
six goals in nine matches in the Amateur league.
Shola Bussa on the other hand is a defensive Midfielder, who has got
energy, and deadly passes, whose defensive ability has earned him a
call-up into the Eko Football Festival team.
The two players expressed their profound gratitudes towards the Lagos
State Government and the organizers.
"I must thank the Lagos State Government for this event which has
become a success even before the kick off date" and also the
organizers who has deemed it fit to give us a chance to prove
ourselves, we promised to put a smile on the faces of Lagosians and
all sport lovers in the state" by lifting the trophy in the football
category of the sports festival" says Ochuko.
Shola Bussa says" the organizers are putting everything in places to
ensure that we win the trophy and we can not afford to dissapoint
Bolowotan coach, Samuel Olofu believed that his boys will not
dissapoint him. He says" Ochuko is an attacker who can play and
offensive role and as well as the top man, he has got skills, he can
tear any defence apart if care is not taking",
"Shola is a team mover, despite the fact that he plays a defence role
yet you see him launching attacks, and he wins the ball alot, he has
got power and energy that can last for over 90 minutes," when you put
all of these qualities together you will agree with me that they will
make me proud at the end of the day".
By olawale quadry