Teams have been preparing so hard for the upcoming Lagos Supremacy Cup and well respected individuals have been working behind the scenes to ensure their teams are ready.
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5. Engineer Samuel Olatunji Okuku [Tripple 44]
Engineer Samuel Olatunji Okuku created Tripple 44 for talent development. The team encourages development in football skills, while understanding the need for continued education.
Tripple 44 has watered the lives of players like Peter Olawale, Emmanuel Adeyemo, Abel Ogwuche, David Habila and Ozor Okeke.
Tripple 44 have been able to create an enabling environment that promotes learning and enhances football performances, ensuring that all players and coaches enrolling in their programs will improve their skills and increase the chances of reaching professional football.
4. Samuel Omamofe Columbus [Dino SC]
The ambitious outfit was established by Samuel Omamofe Columbus.
Mr Columbus founded the club in order to be relevant and also continue to a contribute his quota to the development of youth football in Nigeria and Africa. Despite being a very young club, the Lions’ Den have won laurels on the local scene.
Dino operate a unique, age-appropriate programme and provide their players with experiences that will help them to understand the values of football, to grow and succeed in life, and to play professional football at the highest level. To do that, the club employ experts with a wide range of skills both on and off the pitch.
Seun Egbewole, Timilehin Oluwaseun Adekunle and Blessing Essien Edet are alumnus of the club have taken their talents abroad.
3. Dickson Kabu Nwakaeme [DN10]
The club was established to build innate potentials, discover raw talents in kids and bring the best out of them. It is the project of Dickson Kabu Nwakaeme. The humble Kabu featured for Halmstad BK, KuPS, Aalborg BK, SLNA, Kelantan, Pahang FA, Angers SCO and Daejeon Korail FC in the past.
Coaches at the DN10 prioritise development of a player’s physical attributes and ball-handling skills.
This institution places great deal of emphasis on footballing skill, which is why its graduates are making moves abroad.
Prosper Nwachukwu and Abuchi Onuoha are graduates of the team who are playing abroad.
2. Seyi Olofinjana and Bankole Atiba [Imperial FC]
Founded on 1st August 2009, Imperial was borne out of the careful introspection and desire of the visionary founders Seyi George Olofinjana and Bankole Atiba to give back to society.
The club, through its motto, Be the Best, looks to use football as a medium to make people better. Nottingham Forest and Super Eagles striker Taiwo Awoniyi is a graduate of the team.
The club offers something different and something unique by developing players both on and off the pitch, educating them through experiences that will shape their progression into young adults and giving them skills that can be used throughout their lives.
It will interest you to know that Mr Olofinjana played for some finest clubs like Wolverhampton Wanderers, Hull City, Stoke City and Cardiff City in his glittering career. He was capped 48 times by Nigeria.
1. Dosu Jospeh MON [Dosu Joseph Football Club]
The quest to create a successful football entity that will last for generations necessitated formation of Dosu Joseph Football Club.
The objective of the team is to help groom the next generation of Nigeria’s football talent. The club is owned by former Super Eagles goalkeeper Dosu Joseph MON. The Atlanta 1996 Olympic games Gold medallist was on the books of Julius Berger and Reggiana in the past.
The goal of Dosu Joseph is to develop the entire potentials of footballers, national and international, soccer players in an unbeatable atmosphere that helps them discover and achieve their maximum level.
Ifegwu Ojukwu a footballer plying his trade in Asia is a product of Dosu Joseph Football Club.