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Gateway FC Acting GM Lauds Governor Abiodun

The Acting General Manager, Gateway United Football Club of Ogun State, Mr Niyi Soleye has described the prompt release of funds by Governor Dapo Abiodun as a morale booster to the players and the technical team. 

Mr Soleye, who was speaking with Radio Nigeria in Abeokuta, said the governor had continued to pay salaries of the players as and when due.

The Gateway United acting general manager noted that the objective of taking the team to the next level required the concerted contributions of stakeholders in the state.

Meanwhile, Gateway United Football Club defeated Ibom Youth FC one nil in a mid-week fixture of the Nigeria National League played at the MKO International Stadium, Kuto, Abeokuta.

Oluwole Johnson scored from the spot to give the Ogun State owned football team the deserved victory against the Ibom Youth.

In a post match interview, Coach Akeem Busari of Gateway United Football Club told journalists that his players would continue to improve game by game.

Gateway United will slug it out with One Rocket FC at the training pitch of Godswill Akpabio Stadium on Saturday in week seven fixture of the league.

Olusegun Folarin

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