With about 48 hours to the kickoff of the 2023 Viareggio World Football Tournament holding in Italy, Ladegbuwa Football Club has expressed the desire to go all the way and make Nigeria proud.
Wale Joseph, the Sporting Director of club said that they are ready to fight for the trophy as we countdown to the first match in the 73 years old tournament.
“We are not in Italy to make up the numbers or for sightseeing but to compete for the championship and with the preparations we had before coming we are ready”.
The Sporting director further stated that the management has done everything humanly possible to prepare the boys for the task ahead and the boys are ready to go.
The captain of the team, Oriyomi Biliaminu while speaking on behalf of the team said that they are ready to make the country, club, family and themselves proud by going all the way to win the championship which no Africa or Nigeria club have won since inception.
“Let first thank the management of the club led by Otunba Dapo Olumide Olowu for this opportunity to compete with our colleagues across the globe and we are ready to make him and other management staff proud by going all the way”. Biliaminu revealed.
The tournament will kick off on Monday with Sassuolo FC taking on RUKH FC in the opening match while Ladegbuwa FC will take on Sport Recife of Brazil in our first match in the group stage on Tuesday.