Grassroots Football: KFA wins maiden Eletu Unity Cup


The maiden version of the “Eletu Unity Cup” came to a conclusion on Saturday, November 6, 2021, on the main bowl of the Kwara Affirm Stadium, Ilorin.

The closing match became as soon as a contest between Kwara Football Academy (KFA) and Smile FC. The match ended 1-0 in favour of KFA, and the most easy goal came in the first half of the match even supposing the KFA boys wasted a range of gilt-edged goalscoring probabilities, to the consternation of all individuals in attendance, along side their Technical Director, used Eagles defender, Sam Elijah.

It’d be recalled that the third-space match became as soon as made up our minds on Friday, between Gaa Akanbi FC and Steady Betis, with the latter shedding out 5-2 on penalties, after the match completed 1-1, after regulation time.

About a of the personalities in attendance had been; the Governor of Kwara Affirm, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, represented by the Govt Chairman of the Kwara Affirm Sports Commission, Coach Bola Magaji; the Chairman, Kwara Affirm Football Affiliation, Idriz Abdullahi Musa Thuraya; the Chairman, Kwara United Football Club, Kumbi Titiloye; the Emir of Ilorin, Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari (CFR) represented by Imam Male, Abdullahi Abdulhameed, among varied clerics and dignitaries.

The administrator, Kwara Football Academy, Ibrahim Bako, and the academy’s Technical Director, Coach Sam Elijah (MON) had been also in attendance, alongside the Affirm chairman of the Nigerian Football Coaches Affiliation, coach Tunde Sani, and scouts from Sia One football academy, Abuja.

Advantage awards got to a pair of folks in recognition of their contribution to the event of Sports on the grassroots in Kwara Affirm.

The winner of the competition, KFA, smiled to the bank, with a cheque of half 1,000,000 Naira, whereas the runner-up, Smile FC, went residence with a cheque of N300,000, and the third-positioned crew, Gaa Akanbi FC got N150,000. Prices had been also given to the most precious player, the reliable goal scorer as smartly as winners of varied categories.

The sponsor of the competition, Saka Yusuf Eletu, promised to carry out it more define next 12 months, as he intends to widen the scope to conceal your entire 16 local government areas of the screech.

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