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Liberty Stadium Enjoys New Life, as Sports Ministry’s Infrastructure Drive Hits Next Gear

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 A stadium that was one time amongst the best in Africa was abandoned and suffered neglect for over 20 years.


Liberty has now truly returned to the edifice, with the infrastructure drive of the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development under the leadership of Hon. Sunday Dare turning carcasses to life.


The sports edifice in Ibadan is now the latest ground enjoying the blessings of committed transformation and reinvigoration, a reiteration, which is a testament to Sunday Dare’s commitment to sports development. The minister had earlier stated that sports can not thrive to enviable heights in the country, until there are deliberate efforts to put facilities in top shape.


Dare’s transformational commitment has delivered edifices such as the Daura Mini stadium,  Katsina, Moshood Abiola National Stadium,  Abuja while the National Stadium, Surulere is almost at the stage of total turnaround. 
One would have to go deep down history, spanning multiple decades to recall a time in the history of Nigeria where an administration committed itself to put sports Infrastructures in top shape, as this administration. 


While work continues, for all i’s to be dotted and T’s crossed, the Obafemi Awolowo stadium is already on the road to full resuscitation.

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2022 Ote4Wealth Football Tournament: Kebbi, Rivers, Ebonyi, Anambra Record Victories On Matchday 2

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Advance FC of Kebbi State defeated Nuwalege FC of Cross River 4-1 on penalties to advance to next stage of the maiden edition of Ote4Wealth Football Tournament holding I. Abuja.


Playing the first match of the day on Saturday, both teams needed the lottery of penalty shootout to determine the winner after a scoreless regulation time.


In the second match, Golden Stars of Rivers State defeated Sports Dreams 3-0 to progress to the next stage. 


The 3rd match of the day, a South-East derby between Lazio FC of Enugu and New Heaven FC of Ebonyi State ended 0-1 in favour of the latter.


Jay One FA of Anambra State  also relied on penalty shootout to overcome Royal Stars of Kogi state 4-3 in the 4th match of the day after recording a goalless draw at full time
The Ote4Wealth Football Tournament holding at the Water FC Stadium, Apo Abuja is in in honour of Diamond Jubilee celebration of Nigeria’s foremost philanthropist and Business mogul, Femi Otedola Femi Otedola who clocked 60 on November 4. 


Results Of Matches so far:
Advance FC 4-1 (pen) Nuwalege FC
Golden Stars 3-0 Sports Dreams
Lazio FC 0-1 New Heaven
Jay One 4-3 (pen)  Royal Stars 
Ongoing 
Oduduwa FC of Ondo State Vs Prime Stars Abuja

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