Ogun State is a pacesetter when it comes to football clubs in Nigeria.
One of the high flying Nigerian football teams, Abiola Babes (now defunct) was founded in the state.
The Gateway State has since created some exciting football clubs that have challenged for the Nigerian football league trophies.
Top Nigerian footballers such as Segun Odegbami, Muda Lawal and so on have starred for teams in the state.
Here are Top Football Clubs in Ogun State
- Gateway FC: This Ogun state football club is based in Abeokuta. It was founded in 1998 and has competed in the Nigerian Professional league. They currently play in the second division of the Nigerian league. Gateway FC play their home matches at the MKO Abiola International Stadium, Abeokuta.
- Remo Stars: This is a Nigerian football club based in Ikenne, Nigeria. The club was founded in 2010 and they currently play in the Nigerian Professional League. The team nicknamed ‘Sky Blues Star’ play their home matches at the Remo Stars Stadium in Ikenne, Ogun State.
- Olumo United: Another football club based in Ogun state capital of Abeokuta. Olumo United is named after the popular tourist center, ”Olumo Rock”. The football club was founded in 2020 and is set to compete in the Nigerian league system.