It is always fascinating listening to players tell you how they fought hard to get to where they are in their careers.
The hard work, sacrifices and the revelations make for a good listen. Always.
One player whose emergence makes an interesting read is Sunday Akinmoladun, the giant centre-back for Ilorin-based Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side, Kwara United.
An old-fashioned centre-back, Akinmoladun is built like a tank. An intimidating proper physical specimen but a gentle giant on the pitch.
He first became a player of interest in an NPFL game a year ago when Niger Tornadoes took on Plateau…