About C.O.D United FC

achievementC.O.D United is a Lagos based football club established in 2007 and started from the City of David parish of the Redeemed Christian Church of God. Our vision is to positively impact the football system in Nigeria.

C.O.D United started from the National Amateur III league and has since gained 3 promotions in 5 seasons and now one step to reaching the Nigerian Premier League.

C.O.D United Football Club, CUFC, is a Nigerian professional football club based in Lagos south-west Nigeria, that plays in the Nigerian National Football League (NNL), the second tier of Nigerian football. Founded in 2007, the club plays its home games at the Onikan Stadium, Formerly known as the King George IV Stadium. The traditional club crest is a white lion, referred to the team’s nickname “The White Lions”. C.O.D United’s traditional kit consists of white shirts, red shorts and white socks.

In May 2013, the team the won Lagos State FA Cup, the youngest team to ever win it, in doing so, qualified for the Nigerian Federations Cup. The club also has a long standing partnership with Bolton Wanderers FC of England, a deal signed when the English were still campaigners in the Barclays Premiership.

History

C.O.D United was formed in September, 2007 and started from the City of David parish of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Lagos, Nigeria. The club started life in the Amateur Division III in 2007/2008 and immediately gained promotion to play in Amateur Division II in 2009 and 2010. In 2011, CUFC played in Amateur Division I and are currently playing in the Nigerian National Division 1, looking to gain promotion to the premiership in 2013. The club on its first major trophy in 2013 by winning the prestigious Lagos State FA Cup, defeating M.F.M FC of Lagos.