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Top sports journalists, Olajire, Omotoyinbo and Promise Efoge demand gifts from Flying Eagles



Top sports journalists, Olajire, Omotoyinbo and Promise Efoge demand gifts from Flying Eagles

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Ademola Olajire, Promise Efoghe and Ayodeji Omotoyinbo



Head of the media department of the Nigeria Football Federation, Ademola Olajire and his counterpart at the TVC, Promise Efoge as well as Deji Omotoyinbo want the Flying Eagles to win Monday’s semi-final match of the U20 Africa Cup of Nations as their birthday gifts.

The trio share the same birth day of 6 March with the late sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo.

Deji Omotoyinbo clocks a milestone of 60. Olajire is 55 , while the younger, but promising Promise Efoge is 43.

Omotoyinbo has been a sportscaster of long standing having been on the beat for over 25 years. He is at the moment the a director at Sportsvision Nigeria limited and author of the book, “The Basics Of Sportscasting”.

Ademola Olajire who is 55 today is the longest serving image-maker for any sports body in Nigeria.


After a career in sports journalism for 15 years, he joined the Nigeria Football Federation as head of media in 2007 and had served under three presidents of the federation and currently with the fourth.

Promise Efoghe is the sports editor at TVC Communications. Before then, he was a senior sports producer at DAAR Communications from May 2008 to September 2010.

A win by the Flying Eagles will be perfect gifts for the trio.


Kunle Solaja is the author of landmark books on sports and journalism as well as being a multiple award-winning journalist and editor of long standing. He is easily Nigeria’s foremost soccer diarist and Africa's most capped FIFA World Cup journalist, having attended all FIFA World Cup finals from Italia ’90 to Qatar 2022. He was honoured at the Qatar 2022 World Cup by FIFA and AIPS.

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