Friends Of RASHIDI YEKINI Plan 3SC-Gateway Friendly For 40 Days Prayer

Published: June 05, 2012
Friends Of  RASHIDI YEKINI Plan 3SC-Gateway Friendly For 40 Days PrayerFriends of late soccer hero, Rashidi Yekini have rolled out their plans to organize a befitting 40-days prayer for the late
Super Eagles Striker on 13th June, 2012 at Obafemi Awolowo Stadium Ibadan.

Part of the lined-up activities as contained in a release signed by the solicitor/Attorney to Yekini who was also member of
the planning committee, Mohammed Jibril is a friendly football match between 3SC and Gateway FC of Abeokuta.

The rationale behind the choice of the two clubs as contained in the release was that, the two teams were the first and
the last club-sides the late Rashidi Yekini played for in the southwest.

The committee also stated to have secured the consent and agreement of some of Yekini’s colleagues in the Super Eagles,
Government functionaries, Sports administrators and well wishers to witness the testimonial match in his honour.

Other members of the ‘Friends of Yekini’ that are organizing the event include Barrister Leye Adepoju, Oyo State Football
Association Chairman, Mohammed Jibril, counsel to Yekini, Dimeji Lawal, ex-international, Feyi Ogunduyile, media practitioner, Abiodun Yusuf and Gboyega Okegbenro, Chairman, Gateway FC.

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