Sports News: Saheed Osupa, Small Doctor Light-Up Ekiti For ODEP Inter LG Tourney Final

Top Fuji Star, Saheed Osupa and hip-pop sensation, Small Doctor will be on the bandstand at Oluyemi Kayode Stadium Ado Ekiti to entertain the soccer fans during the closing ceremony and final match of the ODEP Inter Local Government Soccer Tournament.

The cup final is scheduled for Friday 22nd of October, according to Olanrewaju Agiri who is coordinating the tournament will also witness a novelty match between the football legends and the ODEP Team as the donor of the cup; Otunba Demola Popoola will lead his team against ex-football stars from the south/west.

Chief Segun Odegbami will lead the football legends that comprise Dr. Felix Owolabi, Idowu Otubusen who was popularly known as Slow-poison during his playing days, Chief Zion Ogunfeyimin, former Eagles and Shooting Stars goalkeeper, Dimeji Lawal, Peter Rufai, Ike Shorumun, Mutiu Adepoju, Duke Udi others.

Speaking ahead of the cup final, Otunba Demola Popoola said he is using football as a popular sport among our youths to invest in the lives of the Ekiti Youths, while not forgetting our heroes that had done the nation proud in the round leather game because it is of importance to celebrate soccer legend while alive than spending millions posthumously, as dinner will be held in honour of the ex-football stars after the final match.

Agbana Football Academy from Ikole Ekiti will battle Salem City FC from Oye Ekiti local government for the top prizes on Friday while Shadrack FC from Emure local government will trade tackles with Ifaki United from Ido-Osi local government for the third prize.

A fifty million youth empowerment scheme initiated by the cup donor who has signified interest to via for Ekiti State Governorship under APC will also be shared with the beneficiaries during the event according to Otunba Popoola.

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Adewale Adenrele

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