It’s no longer news that the monopoly of the Nigeria Football supporters club has been broken,one of the breakaway factions, the Authentic Nigeria Football Supporters Club has unveiled its secretariat In Lagos Nigeria.
The unveiling ceremony which was held at the ANFS building, 96 Ogunlana Drive Surulere ,Lagos had in attendance , representatives from Nigeria Football Federeation and many other football stakeholders. In his opening speech , the founder and president of ANFSC Abayomi Ogunjimi popularly known as Bonfere jo posited that ANFSC achieved this great feat under one year.
‘’ This success story was made possible by important people in the society endorsing our brand, their endorsement helped us put this together within the space of one year , let me inform you that we have started on a very good note, trust me, we will not rest on our oars’’ He said.
Abayomi stated that setting up ANFSC is a dream come through for him, as he has always wanted to give back to the society using the power of football supporter ship. He said that ANFSC is going to operate in a different world as they will take it a notch higher by going for local league games and als o attending weddings and birthday parties.
NFF bigwig, Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi affirmed that he associates with the ANFSC because of its hardwork and resillence . He added ANFCS caught his attention with their innovations and team spirit.
‘’ I have not come out to support any of the supporters club, but here I am doing it today, people who know me can testify that I do not mingle with unproductive people, kudos to Abayomi Ogunjimi and his team members for putting up such great edifice under a very short time’’ He said
On the criteria for joining ANFCS , Abayomi Ogunjimi , said that applicants must be passionate and working , He/she must be of good behavior and must not have any criminal records as these are paramount features to being a member.