Twenty-one clubs will participate in this year’s Offa Football League, which is being organized by Offa Football Club Owners Association.
This year’s competition is being sponsored by Hon. Abdulmatalib Akintade Shittu, the Special Adviser to the Executive Governor of Kwara State on Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
The 21 teams have been drawn into two groups, and in Group A are Ajulo FC, Elegbede FA, Offa United, JK Feeder, JK Boys, KBG FC, Golden Boys, Galatico FC, Al-jazira FC and Iraloye FC.
Oro United is in Group B alongside Shittu Boys, Oluwalokagbaga FC, Focus FA, Biola FC, Print Best, JK FC, Makins Star, Adeshina FC, Unique FC and Bulala FC.
The league was introduced in 2011, by Offa Football Club Owners Association, during the tenure of Alhaji Wasiu Bisi Lawal, who was the first Chairman of the association.
According to the current Chairman of the association, Adebisi Wale Bashir, the competition has produced many players, who include Isiaka Oladuntoye of Sunshine Stars of Akure, Hammed Jimoh of Gombe United, Isiaka Rafiu of Rivers United, Taiye Muriala and many others, hence the need to sustain the system.
Also in the new executives are Areoye AbdulAkeem (Vice chairman) Bakare Babatunde (Secretary) Adewale Teslim (Treasurer/PRO) and the Sports Secretary, Adebisi Muideen Adegoke.