36 Lion unveil new players, dream double


Nationwide League One side, 36 Lion Football Club have announced the signing of nine new players ahead of the 2018 NLO Division One season scheduled to kick off on Thursday April 6, 2018.

Amongst the players signed are the duo of Quadry Ajala and Ayoade Babatunde, who were signed from Team 360 Football Club.

Akeem Wasiu, joined from G12 FC, while Chukwu Chinendu, was recruited from FC Bethel, and Chiroma Yazidu signed from Obazz FC.

Temidayo Okanlawon, Quadry Liameed, Chidubem Nwosu and Mohamed Tijani graduated from the club Under-18s to the main team.

Meanwhile, club President 36 Lion Football Club,  Alhaji Gafar Liameed, has expressed confidence in the ability of the team to perform in the upcoming Nigeria National League season.

Gafar, who’s a board member of Lagos State Football Association, stated that he will be excited if his team at the end of the season can secure one of the promotion slots to the NNL.

“Our aim this season is to secure promotion to the Nigeria National League, win the Lagos FA Cup and go all the way to the Aiteo Cup finals,” he started.

“With the performance of my players during the preseason, we should be able to clinch one of the promotion slots, though it won’t be easy but I believe we can spring a surprise. It will be double joy for me if we can win the Lagos FA Cup and promotion ticket to the NNL.”

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