Crown F.C.

Crown F.C.
Crown FC
Founded 1994
Ground Ogbomosho Township Stadium/
Ilaro Stadium
(Capacity: 5,000)
Chairman Gabriel Babalola
Manager Niyi Akande
League Nigeria Division 1
2009/10 1st
Home colours
Away colours

Crown FC is a Nigerian football club from Ogbomosho, Oyo State playing in the Nigeria Premier League. They play at the Ogbomosho Township Stadium, with a capacity of 5,000. For the 2010-11 season they will play some games at the Ilaro Stadium in nearby Ogun State.

They were founded in 1994 by Rev. Prof. Yusuf Ameh Obaje, a college professor, pastor and former chaplain to Olusegun Obasanjo. Their main rivals are Oyo neighbours Shooting Stars F.C. of Ibadan. Games between the two became fierce during 3SC's relegation to the Nigeria National League in 2006. In thirteen total meetings, 3SC holds an 9-2-2 advantage. Crown achieved promotion to the Premier League for the first time after finishing on top of the 2010 Division 1B.




Current Team

Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Nigeria GK Emmanuel Achukam
Nigeria GK Michael Uwero
Nigeria GK Ayobami Ojo
Nigeria FW Victor Nnadike
Nigeria Ahmed Giwa
Nigeria Johnson Abiodun (Captain)
Nigeria Phillip Asuquo
Nigeria Akanbi Taofeeq
Nigeria Taiwo Ayinde
Nigeria Ayoola Moses
No. Position Player
Nigeria Ayo Babalola
Nigeria Seun Akinyemi
Nigeria Taiwo Akinsola
Nigeria Edo Ocheme
Nigeria Nehemiah Ekong
Nigeria Harrison Egbune
Nigeria Azeez Rufai
Nigeria Bode Daniel
Nigeria John Fashanu Fayoseh


  • Godfrey Esu (Chief Coach)
  • Kunle Oyeleye (Media Officer)

Former players

External links

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