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Adams Olubi, a forceful attacker – Flying Eagles coach



Despite not scoring in the two games he started for the Flying Eagles at the on – going WAFU B U 20 tournament at Niamey, Niger Republic, Ladan Bosso is very optimistic that the striker will continue opposing defenders with his style of player.

Bosso, who is the chief coach of the Flying Eagles noted that Olubi is a very good attacker, strong and very energetic and there is no doubt over the ability of the player to deliever task assigned to him on the pitch.

“We have in Adams Olubi a very good player. He is quite alright in his game, a very forceful attacker and i believe that he will improve his game as the tournament progresses,” Ladan Bosso said.

“We know the task we asked him to do on the pitch against our opponents and so far he has not disappointed. 

“We will help him to improve his finishing inside the box, that is one aspect of his game he must improve. He is a good fighter. He definitely has a good future ahead of him,” he said.

Nigeria played 2 – 2 draw with Burkina Faso on Wednesday and have secured  a semi  final spot at the tournament, having defeated Ghana 2-0 in their first game played on Sunday.

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Ekiti FA Congratulates Flying Eagles’ Tolulope Ojo On WAFU Cup Heroics



By Akeem Busari 

Ekiti State Football Association has congratulated fast rising forward Tolulope Ojo for his historic feats during the just concluded WAFU U20 Championship held in Niger.

The fast paced attacker featured only in the semi final and the final matches of the competition. 

The Flying Eagles defeated Benin 3-1  in the final to emerge winners and qualify for the AFCON U-20 Championship slated to hold later year in Egypt. And with Ekiti State born and Remo Stars’ attacker Tolulope Ojo scoring a brace in the final match. 

Speaking with Nigeria Sports Centre, Ekiti FA Boss Bayo Olanlege, expressed his happiness on feat of the team, just as he was particularly thrilled by the performances of Ojo, who was discovered during one of the schools football tournaments in the state and then exposed to grassroots club football before he went ahead to don colours of Ekiti United, Bendel Insurance and Remo Stars. 

” We congratulate the Flying Eagles for emerging winners of the WAFU U20 Cup. However, it is more gratifying to note that our own ‘son’ Tolulope Ojo was the hero of the final match. We are indeed, proud of him and happy with his achievements so far,” the youthful football administrator remarked. 

“We also believe that the heroics of Ojo is a testament to the determination of the FA to develop grassroots football in the state and build a sustainable and longer lasting football ecosystem,” he stated confidently. 

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