Popular Ekiti born cleric and founder Adamimogo Football Club,Prophet Sam Olu Alo has said that with the birth of the football Club Ekiti and indeed Nigeria would produce the likes of world football stars like Lionel Messi, Christian Ronaldo and others.
The team which is being solely bankrolled by the renowned man of God against all odds reached the final of the just concluded Ondo State FA cup competition and book a place in the national FA competition at its first attempt.
The cleric said his decision to own a football club was borne out of his intention to bring the youths out of trouble and for them to be self reliant and sustaining.
“I want all players of the Adamimogo Football Club to be showcased to the world, for them to also grow and be nurtured into stardom like football greats, such as former Super Eagles Skippers, Austin Jay- Jay Okocha, Nwankwo Kanu, Mikel Obi and renowned Portuguese international, Christiano Ronaldo.”
“I want to thank God who gives me the grace and the opportunity to search for and discover the youths to take them off the streets.
“My expectation is for them to strife hard to make their mark in the league useful to themselves, Nigeria and for them to ply their trades abroad. That is what I wish for them.
“It not just for them to play in the local league and end there without them having any remarkable achievement that will better their lives in their chosen careers.
“That is what I am looking forward to and I believe with the determination of the Adamimogo FC youngsters, the good vision will come to reality.
“This is because quite a number of football scouts are already monitoring the progress of the players of the team for possible export abroad”.
The man of God said the scout s from across the globe are seeing great future in the players of the team.
The Team Manager/Secretary of Adamimogo Football Club FC Hon, Deji Ogunbusuyi said footballers that can fit into the plans of the team to achieve result in NNLO have been selected.
Ogunbusuyi said, ” This is the first phase of the screening, we shall inject more good players into the team, play competitions, friendly matches as we report for close camping in preparation for the league. ”
According to Team Leader Ogunbusuyi, ” The trials was successful. This is just the beginning and we know we are going higher. We need 35 good players to form the team. They are thought and developed in the modern way of playing football.”