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Pinnick others set to honour late Nelson Randle with a memorial match in Warri

By Anthony Obaseki, Warri

The president of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, has confirmed his participation in the memorial match in honour of the late founder of  Randle Lion Football Club of Warri.

All is set for the 20 years remembrance of the late founder of Randle Lion FC of Warri, Nelson Randle, who died 20 years ago.

Chief coach of the team, Jolomi Atune, says it became necessary to honour this great coach this year with a big football match.

You see, it’s now 20 years we lost coach Nelson Randle we have been celebrating every year, but this year, we want to do it bigger that is why there is this match between Ex Randle Lion and friends of Late Nelson Randle.

Ex-Randle Lion has former Super Eagles player, Jero Shakpoke, Former Rangers captain Austin Iyangbe, Ex Shooting Stars of Ibadan star, David Ereku aka Work Alone, Ex-international Joseph Eyimofe, Austin Ereku, Precious Ofremu aka Malake, Ex-international Tony Randle chairman Randle lion fc of warri, Usihor Omodiagbe, Sam Ojeagbe aka bebeto, Ex Dolphins Ochuko Ojobo and national Under 17 coach, Atune Jolomi.

NFF president Amaju pinnick will lead the friends of Randle with the likes of Ayiri Emami the Akulagbe of Warri kingdom, Delta state Commission Melvin Ebrekederomo, warri wolves chairman Moses Etu, Player Agent Paul Ojo, Stephen Cole Delta state sports commission and prince Obaseki Anthony.

According to the programme, there will be a prayer session at the grave side of late coach Nelson Randle by 2pm and the match kick off by 4pm at the Warri Township Stadium on the 30th of this month 2018.

This match is power by the Delta state Football Association.

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