April 23, 2024

The stage is set for U-16 Emeka Anyaoku Football Competition final, as Strike Force FC of Enugu State will take on Cargo Boys of Oyo State.

The U-16 Emeka Anyaoku football competition’s organizer revealed that Sunday’s closing ceremony, which will take place at the National Stadium’s FIFA Legacy Pitch, would be glamourous.

Football supporters have been asked to behave properly throughout the closing ceremony. The match coordinator, Ganiu Ajibola, confirmed that all required preparations have been made to stage a successful closing ceremony.

“We are ready to organize hitch-free finals. The finalists are in Lagos preparing for the Sunday game and I thank the cup donor, Chief Anyaoku for his commitment to the football development in Nigeria. This is the man that used his resources to put smiles on the faces of thousands of young players in the country and I pray for his good health and long life and prosperity” he told Sports 247ng

Chief Emeka Anyaoku, former Commonwealth secretary, reaffirmed his commitment to empowering youngsters and assisting the next generation of football heroes.

Anyaoku said that deliberate efforts at all levels of government are required to promote youth sports through intergrade tournaments.

Chief Anyaoku disclosed plans to sustain the event with an endowment fund to enable the organizers to stage the competition annually while pledging to award the winners and exceptional individual players.

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