Oyo Govt Partners BCOS For Live Coverage Of 3SC Matches on TV and Radio

The Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State (BCOS) has agreed to cover matches of the Shooting Stars football club live on its television and radio platforms in order to further change the face of sporting activities in the State.

This was disclosed on Monday evening by the State’s Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Seun Fakorede, after a meeting with the management of the Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State (BCOS) at Ibadan.

Fakorede stated that Governor Seyi Makinde had invested in the new broadcast technology which would enable both BCOS radio and television to beam 3sc football matches live, adding that the opportunity would enable football fans, especially followers of ‘Oluyole Warriors’ throughout the world to watch their matches and observe their progress.

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“The time has come to raise the bar in sporting activities, especially in football, 3sc will enjoy more followership with this arrangement to broadcast their matches live on radio and television of the State-owned corporation and it will give the opportunity to the fans and lovers of the club to view their progress as well.

“This support will also assist our own broadcast outfits to launch into beaming local content to the world at large and as well get more viewership, Governor Seyi Makinde has been working day and night to raise the standard of sports in the State and this is another pointer to that fact,” he said.

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The Chairman, Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State, Prince Dotun Oyelade, in his remarks, explained the management of the institution has put in their best efforts to see that the new arrangement works out, adding that a committee would be set up immediately to that effect.

He advised the Commissioner to continue with the way he had started and not to derail from the good plans he has for the State football clubs and youth in the State generally.

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Also at the meeting was the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Youth and Sports, Mr Oludele Oyadeyi, Special Adviser on Youth, Oyewumi Oluwatobi, Director Sports Administration, Mrs Olubisi Adegoke, Director of News and Current Affairs, Mrs Adedotun Adeola, Director of Engineering, Mr Akinlabi amongst others.


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