After posting a superlative performance against Dynamic Sporting Solution (DSS) on Sunday in Abuja, Supreme Court FC duo of Peter Michael and Jude Chibuike earned an unprecedented invitation to Flying Eagles camp.
Both players were outstanding in Supreme Court’s 2-0 wiping of DSS with their stylish combination producing the second goal of the encounter decided at Old Parade Ground in Abuja.
It was an encounter which drew sizeable crowd including Flying Eagles Coordinator Siki lagunju who doubles as Chief Technical Officer of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).
The growing presence of fans especially in games involving Supreme Court FC in recent times have been severally described by observers as an indication of the quality of the team\’s outing since the season began.
General Manager of Supreme Court FC Tolulope Oguntimehin who was overwhelmed upon receiving a request to release his players to join others at the current Flying Eagles camp said \”as a club, we have precedence to replicating what we have done over time.
“The invitation of my players goes a long way to show the quality the team is made of. Our vision is to allow young talented guys display the stuff they are made of and with pedigree of both technical and backroom staff, the players have been well guided to do lot more.
“People have been testifying that the club’s performance has over time increased the number of spectators whenever we play our matches.
“And like the Flying Eagles Coordinator assured, the invited players will always be allowed to feature for their club anytime their services are needed.”
The team stated participating in the Nigeria amateur league in 2005 and gained promotion to Nigeria professional league (national league) in 2007/2008 season. It escaped relegation in 2008/2009 season but got relegated in 2009/2010 nationwide league. It bought a slot to return back in 2010/2011 season only to be relegated again and ever since have been playing in the Nigeria Nationwide League until the team gained promotion again in 2012/2013 season to play in the national league.
The football club was created with the sole aim of giving opportunities to young civil servants who want to work and play football and probably represent the country at international competition. In 2012 the chief registrar of Supreme Court, Barrister Sunday Olorundahunsi came up with a strategy on how best to run the professional side of Supreme Court football club which participates in the Nigeria league by engaging private sports firm call TOTSPORTS INTERNATIONAL LIMITED to manage and run the affairs of the football club.
In the first season of TOTSPORTS INTERNATIONAL LIMITED with Supreme Court Football club, they gained promotion back to Nigeria National League and set a target of taking the team to Nigeria premier league.
( Courtesy All Nigeria Soccer & Supreme Court FC….Source….Our Freelance Sport Contributor in Lagos )