By Sunday Akintoye
As the thousand of grassroots football clubs are waiting for Federal Government to open sports centers across the country as a result of COVID- 19 that broke out in March,2020, team manager FC Brave International Football Club of Mushin, Babatunde Balogun has boasted that his team are ready for new challenges that would bring the best out of his players.
Balogun in chat with our correspondent in Mushin, Lagos explained that his team want to play tougher friendly matches in preparation for the forthcoming 14th edition of Time Agbale Unity Cup scheduled to hold on October 3, Saturday, 2020 at Agboran School of Science football pitch, Ede, Osun State.
We have started doing a light training work. Presently my players are doing well in their training session and I am confident that any team that come our way now would face their waterloo.
“We are not going to play friendly for the sake of friendly matches but we are playing it to keep my players fit in preparation ahead of future bigger football competitions within and outside Lagos,” he said,” he said.
Balogun who commended the General Manager of the team, Itisi Oluwamayowa for his financial support on the club urged his players to buckle up and shun any social vices that could ruin their career.
He said his players’ performances at the training session are quite impressive and warned them to desist from any form of vices that can affect their football career.
In his own comment, Itisi expressed satisfaction with the level of commitment the players show in training saying that he would continue to do more for the club when the need arises.
“ I am trying to contribute my own quota to the club. I love football and I am trying to assist the club with little own way to ensure that the players give their best for the club.
“I wish all the players best of luck in their future outings and they should not forget that discipline, prayers and commitment are key for any player to succeed in their footballing career,” he said.