Dr.Segun Abraham Sponsored  ‘Emilokan’ U-20 Football Tourney Kicks Off On JAN 5

By John Kayode

The Organisers of Tinubu/ Shettima under 20  South West football competition tagged: ‘Emilokan 2023’ has announced January 5th as new date for the kick off of the competition.

Recalled that the Tinubu/ Shettima football competition had earlier scheduled to hold in December 13 to,  February 12 next year with the aim of talents discovery in the six South West states in Nigeria.

The General Coordinator ofTinubu/ Shettima Sports Campaign Network ,Pastor Henry Akingboju 

said the earlier date was changed because of some circumstances beyond the control of the organisers.

Akingboju  said the  opening match of the tourney will kick off in Akure on January 5, 2023 and the grand finale scheduled for Lagos.

He revealed that the competition will be sponsored by former Governorship aspirant in Ondo State, Dr.Olusegun Abraham.

He added that the purpose of the tourney was to create a very big platform for youth across the South West states and Nigeria at large to strive in their career. 

He said two teams will represent each state and the six states would be ceded into group A and B, which will have Ondo ,Ekiti and Osun in group A, saying they will be playing their matches at Ondo State Sports, Complex, while Oyo,Ogun and Lagos would  be in group B with Ogun as host for their preliminary stage.

The semifinal and final will be decided at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos.

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