Abuja - The 2015
Women Federation Cup champions, Sunshine Queens (Akure), have been rewarded for
their latest achievement, their first ever major domestic trophy in 39
State Governor, Olusegun Mimiko on Monday evening at the Banquet Hall of
the government house in Akure announced a cash reward of half a
million naira to each member of Sunshine Queens
officials and 30 players of the team benefited from the cash gifts at the
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Governor, Mimiko said: "We have won a lot of merit awards in all sectors
but this is the first time we are winning gold in football and on behalf of the
state l want to say thank you.
we created the agency, we have the clear picture of what we wanted; to discover
young talents from the grassroots and develop them as a reservoir for our
want to assure you that we appreciate you and we will use all our
instrumentality to promote and develop your career", he said.
in his welcome address, Chairman, Ondo State Football Agency (ODSFA), Akin
Akinbobola thanked the governor for his supports at all times saying the
government investment in football have started yielding benefits.