Draw for Dapo Abiodun Football Competition Maiden Edition

The draw for the maiden edition of the Dapo Abiodun football competition put together by the Abeokuta south local government has been held in the state capital. The draw attracted football stakeholders and All Progressives Congress, APC members across the 15 wards in the Abeokuta south local government.

Dapo Abiodun Football Competition

The 15 wards were drawn into four groups from the two constituencies in Abeokuta south local government.

Group A comprises teams from

  • Wards 3
  • Wards 5
  • Wards 7
  • Wards 4

While group B is made of teams from

  • Wards 6
  • Wards 1
  • Wards 2

Group C consists of teams from

  • Wards 14
  • Wards 15
  • Wards 10
  • Wards 13

while teams from

  • Wards 12
  • Wards 11
  • Wards 9 and
  • Wards 8 are in group D.
Dapo Abiodun Football Competition

Speaking at the event, APC Chairman, Abeokuta South Local Government, Honourable Tunji Fagbenro said the competition was part of the event to engage the youths in sporting activities.

Honourable Fagbenro also explained that the football events were designed for the reelection bid of Governor Dapo Abiodun in the forthcoming polls. He announced that necessary logistics had been put in place for the success of the competition.

Also, the Governor Lisaon Officer in the local government, Mr Kayode Olalekan encouraged party members to the competition as an avenue to nurture and develop young players.

Mr Kayode’s plans were on to follow up on the exceptional players discovered during the competition with the intention of taking them beyond the shores of the country. The competition will kick off in September with matches in group A at MKO international stadium, Kuto Abeokuta.

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