By Seyifunmi Odunuga
Lekan Salami Stadium, Adamasingba was filed to the brim as dignitaries, including Governors Godwin Obaseki, Rotimi Akeredolu, Seyi Makinde, Senator Rasidi Ladoja and host of others to honour and shower encomium on Governor ‘Seyi Makinde for the successful completion of remodelled Lekan Salami Stadium.
Governor Seyi Makinde, scored an opening goal against the ex-Super Eagles players in a novelty match held at Lekan Salami Sports Complex.
Governor Makinde paired along with the ex- 3SC FC Stars in a novelty match that was organized for the commissioning of the remodelled Lekan Salami Sports Complex Adamasingba Ibadan, the capital city of Oyo State.
Governor Makinde scored the first goal of the match through a penalty shootout at the 5th minutes of the game.
Some of the star players of the match are Austin Jay Jay Okocha, Victor Ikpeba, Taribo West, Victor Agali, Austin Eguafon, Tijani Babangida, Peter Rufai, Ike Sorunmu, Mutiu Adepoju, Dimeji Lawal among others.
Makinde led the likes of Kabiru Alausa, Yomi Adigun, Kola Ige, Sola Akinsola and others in a ex- 3SC players line up.
Governor Makinde’s goal was levelled with a penalty scored by Austin Jay Jay Okocha at the 15th minutes of the match.
Makinde earlier before the match officially commissioned the sports complex with the help of some dignitaries present at the stadium.
The roll call at the stadium are, His Excellency, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku, General David Jemibewon Rtd. (Former Military Governor of Oyo State), Governor Godwin Obaseki, (Edo State Governor), Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, Former Governor of the State, Senator Rasidi Ladoja, Former Head Coach of Shooting Stars Sports Club and Nigerian Super Eagles, Chief Festus Adegboye Onigbinde among others.