*As Tribune, Fresh FM clash in Cup final
By Debo Adeoye, Ibadan
Chief Executive Officer of one of the leading sports betting companies in Nigeria, NAIRABET, Akin Alabi, will today deliver a paper during a seminar organised as part of activities set aside to celebrate the annual Week of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Oyo State chapter.
Alabi, will be speaking on “Sports Marketing in Nigeria” at the Media Centre of the Obafemi Awolowo Stadium, Ibadan.
According to a statement from the office of the chairman of Oyo SWAN, Mr. Niyi Alebiosu, logistics to ensure a hitch-free seminar has been put in place as the crème de la crème in the sports circle in Oyo State and beyond are expected to be on ground during the lecture.
Meanwhile, the final of the NAIRABET/Oyo SWAN five-aside football competition will take place today inside the main bowl of the Lekan Salami Stadium, Adamasingba, between the Nigerian Tribune and Fresh FM.
Fresh FM had on Tuesday defeated Splash/Lagelu FM 5-4, while Nigerian Tribune recorded a 3-0 win over Naija FM in the second semi final match also on Tuesday.
This year’s SWAN Week will climax on Friday with a Dinner/Awards ceremony billed for Wallan Hotel, MKO Abiola Way, Ibadan. Expected during the ceremony are: Oyo state Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Abayomi Oke, Acting General Manager, Oyo State Sports Council, Gboyega Makinde, Zonal Coordinator, Ministry of Youth Sports, Zone One, Dr Steve Olarinoye, Former Secretary General, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi, Former Special Adviser to the Oyo State governor on Sports, Alhaji Waheed Ekun, Former Green Eagles star, Dr Felix Owolabi and a host of other guests.