Governor Amosun Commends Uplift Talent Hunt

Akpan Udok

Governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun has praised the
Uplift Under -15 Football Team
initiator, Mrs Olufunso Amosun for discovering Akpan Udok the goalkeeper for
the Under-17 Golden Eaglet who made the country proud at the just concluded
FiFA Under-17 World Cup in Chile.
lauded the brain behind the Uplift Under-15 football team for discovering
talents in young people encouraging her not to relent in her efforts but to do
more by discovering their potentials and put it to effective use.

Udok and members of the Uplift Football team at the Conference Hall of the
Office of the Wife of the Governor of Ogun State in Abeokuta, Senator Amosun
who paid them a surprise visit commended Udok and other members of the Eaglet
team for the brilliant performance they put up to win the trophy for Nigeria.

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charged the footballer not to relent in their efforts until they achieve their
lofty goals, saying they had represented the nation well, “this is
just the beginning, Udok has opened the door for everyone of you to key into.
You have just started only ensure you continue in the spirit. I congratulate
you and I’m very happy to identify with you and look forward to seeing more of
you on the field. He added”.
Amosun charged them to face their studies squarely and further their education,
saying education was key to achieving greatness noting that that this would
help them to reach their aims and aspirations  in
life. Also speaking, the Wife of the Governor, Mrs Olufunso
Amosun expressed delight over the victory recorded by the Golden Eaglets,
noting that their best was yet to come as she hopes to see them and other
members of the Uplift team excel in their football career.
noted that the Uplift Development Foundation would continue to assist members
of the team and other youths to achieve their dreams of becoming World Football
goalkeeper of the Under-17 team, Akpan udok said playing for the Under 17 team
was a great privilege and  he owe the
success story to God and the Wife of the Governor who was a great mother and


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