Gold World Cup Break Tournament will reposition Supreme Court




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ABUJA – Tolulope Oguntimehin, of Supreme Court FC of Abuja, on Sunday, said participation of the club in the Gold Break Tournament would reposition it. Oguntimehin told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that the club had been working hard to improve in both skills and stamina during the tournament in Ijebu-Ode, , from July 4 to July 10.
The participating teams include Enyimba International FC, Prime FC, Bayelsa , FC Ebedei and Sharks FC.
Oguntimehin said: “We have been playing friendly matches and we will also be going for the Gold World Cup Break Tournament in Ijebu-Ode. “And we are glad to be among the few invited teams for the tournament because it goes a long way to show the impact we have made since we gained promotion to Nigeria League (NNL).
“No doubt, playing with top clubs like Enyimba International FC, Sharks FC or Bayelsa United will further sharpen our players to get ready for the remaining 12 matches of the season.
“So far, the management is striving to ensure that the squad is given adequate support.’’
The manager said the club was participating in the competition in spite of the break for the ongoing 2014 FIFA World Cup in to ensure that the team waxed stronger.
The club’ Technical Adviser, Fatai Osho, also expressed optimism that the players would be better after featuring in the competition.
“Judging by the clubs that will feature in the competition, I am sure our team will have a good opposition that we will use to assess the strength and weakness of our players.
“With that, we will know where to on before our league resumes and I am sure that by the we get back, the sky will be our starting point. “We will be able to achieve our target which is gaining promotion to the Nigeria Professional Football League after the end of the season,’’ Osho said.
The NNL and the other leagues in Nigeria are on break because of the ongoing 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil and the club has recorded 23 points from 18 matches. (NAN)