Saturday , January 9 2021

Peter Obaseki Grassroots Football Tournament: Cocoa FC Tackle Young Stars FC In Final

THE final of the 10th Edition of Peter Obaseki Football Tournament in Ovia will on Sunday hold at Igbogor Primary School football field, Ovia South-west Local Government Area of Edo State.

The match will be played between the Defending Champions Cocoa Football Club of Igbogor and Young Stars Football Club of Usen beginning from 4:00pm

The annual Grassroots Football fiesta according to the organisers is geared towards discovering talents, fostering of harmonious communal relationship as well as giving back to the society by an individual, who is much in love with the people.

Peter Obaseki Soccer tournament which is played amongst communities in Edo and Ondo States is eponymous football ritual is also aimed at complimenting the Edo State Government effort in the area of sports development in the state.

On the road to final, Young Stars FC snatched a hard fought 1:0 victory against Unique FC in the Semi Final match to book a place in today’s final.

In the second semi final match, defending champion Cocoa Fc spanked tournament’s favourites Invincible FC of Ondo 3:0 to clinched the the remaining final ticket.

The Cocoa farmers wasted no time as they scored inside five minutes of the game through Akim. Ten minutes later, Akim made it 2:0 while Faruk on resumption of hostilities in the second half scored Cocoa third goal to put the game beyond the Ondo based opponents.

Meanwhile, the 3rd place match between Unique FC and Invincible FC is billed to kickoff by 1.30pm today.

Caption: Logo of 10th Edition of Peter Obaseki Football Competition in OVIA

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