Oyo Housing Corporation FC Qualifies For National League Division 3
The Oyo State Housing Corporation Football Club has qualified to play in Division Three of the Nigerian league, following a win over the Ogun State representatives in a nationwide play off.
The newly-inaugurated Coach Ilerika-led lads defeated their opponent by three goals to nothing and three nil, respectively, in the two legs tournament played at National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos yesterday and in the early hour of today.
Two other states also expected at the tournament, Edo and Ondo, were disqualified for failure to show up and improper registration, respectively.
Addressing the triumphant lads after their return from Lagos, the chairman of Oyo State Housing Corporation, Barrister Bayo Lawal congratulated them and described the victory as that of Oyo State and not for the Housing Corporation alone.
Lawal, in a statement by the Housing Corporation Director (Information and Public Relations), Kunle Danni, promised to intimate the Oyo State governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, with the development with a view to garnering his support for the football club.
He assured the club and the coaching crew of all necessary assistance to lift the club to a higher height and pointed out that featuring in the National Premier League is his aspiration for the club saying this is doable within the shortest possible time.