NLO Pre-season: Comrade Owolabi Aleshinloye Heaps Praise On His Young Team


General Manager Magate football club Comrade Owolabi Aleshinloye has expressed delight over an impressive display from his recently assembled young team following their 1-1 draw against Ileogbo United ealier today, reports.

The Nationwide league One side continued their preparation ahead of the new season with an impressive 1-1 draw against Ileogb United played at the Moshood Oyelade Alimi mini stadium, Joju, Ogun State.

Comrade Owolabi Aleshinloye who was on ground to cheer up his lads, was however impressed with the performance of his boys who were making a return to the pitch after eight months due to the covid19 break having just being recently assembled.

“We need to say it the way it is”, says the renown Sport journalist who doubles as a football administrator.

“They tried their possible best, the coach tried to give chance to everybody we just selected them, having just concluded our screening last Friday, they’ve not spent two weeks together, on Monday they did physical training, yesterday it was ball walk, two asides and today they are here for a match, most of this players are new players but I can tell you I’m proud of my young players.

“The team we played against were hefty and much experienced players that have played in the league some have been out of the country, its a work in progress by the time we play some couples of games and train for like a month the chemistry will gel”, he said.

He however cited that the team has more work to do before the season commence, as he believed they are not ready yet but are a work in progress.

“I can’t say we ready like I said, it a work in progress but with a matter of time we will be ready”, he concluded.


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