Ogun wins grassroots football tourney

The Local Government School 3, Ota has won this year's Olota of Ota Footbal Tourney bankrolled by the makers of popular Indomie Instant Noodles, Dufil Prima Foods Ltd. The Pupils of L.G School 3 beat their counterparts from Ilupeju Community Primary School 5-4 on penalties in a scintillating encounter after a 2-2 stalemate at the end of regulation time.

The tourney is the the 8th Edition of the Olota of Ota Football Competition beign sponsored by the Makers of Indomie Instant Noodles.

The Match which
took place at St. Michael’s Primary School, Ota, was a highlight of this year’s anniversary celebration of the coronation of HRH Oba Osayintola Alani Oyede Arolagbade III, the Olota of Ota (Awori Kingdom) and has been sponsored by the noodles giant since its inception in 2005.

According to Indomie’s Area Marketing Manager for Lagos and its Environs, Mr. Jide Adebiyi, the brand’s involvement with the football tournament is borne out of its commitment to helping discover and nurture budding sports talents who could bring laurels to their community and country in the future.

This year’s competition featured more than 50 schools from 4 zones comprising the Atan, Iju, Ota and Sango-Ijoko zones. Earlier,  UAC primary school, Konifewo from the Sango-Ijoko zone beat UAC primary school, Koko, Atan-Ota in the Atan zone three-nil to emerge the third-place team.

After the match, trophies, medals and television sets were handed to the top 3 teams.   Awards were also given to members of the Ota community who had excelled in various sports in the past.


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