Arsenal Ladies Football Club-bound star, Asisat Lamina Oshoala (MON) recently paid a courtesy visit to the corporate headquarters of Winners Golden Bet (WGB) in Lagos to solicit the support of the country’s leading sports betting company for FC Robo.
The former African Women Footballer award winner in 2014 began her football career at FC Robo, a Lagos based female football club in 2009.
Oshoala, who was received by the Executive Director of Winners Golden Bet,(WGB) Mr. Olabanji Sulaiman and Assistant General Manager of the company, Mr. Adedeji Beecroft, said that with the pedigree of WGB in Lagos as a dependable supporter of sports, she believes there is urgent need for her to solicit the company’s support for FC Robo to discover young budding talents like her in the future.
“I want to really appreciate what Winners Golden Bet has been doing to sponsor sporting activities in Lagos. That is the reason I want this great company to extend its kind gesture to FC Robo. The club where I was discovered some few years back. I believe it won’t be out of place if the club can discover many players like me.
“I understand that Winners Golden Bet is proud sponsor of Lagos FA Cup, Lagos State Under – 15 Tennis Championship and some other big sporting events. This is a good company which is developing sports from the grassroots, ” said the former player of Rivers Angels who had 17 caps in the senior national team, the Super Falcons, and had scored 11 goals already.
Executive Director of Winners Golden Bet, Mr. Sulaiman Olabanji, eulogized the contribution of Oshoala to the national team, adding that it is high time Nigerians begin to appreciate the contribution of players like Oshoala to football development in the country.