Ofu LG wins Sani Lulu’s 2013 FOSLA U-13 Cup

Ofu Local Government Area (LGA) U-13 boys have emerged winners of the 2013 FOSLA U-13 Football Championship following 5-4 victory over their counterparts, Ibaji LGA in Idah, Kogi state.

Former Nigeria Football Federation Boss, Alhaji Sani Lulu
Former Nigeria Football Federation Boss, Alhaji Sani Lulu

The tie officiated by Grade one Referee and FIFA Instructor Sunday
Okanyi ended in a goalless draw without a winner at regulation time
with eventual winners, Ofu converting all their penalty kicks to edge
runner-up, Ibaji who missed one of their kicks to lifting the giant

The Champions, Ofu LG boys were rewarded with a gigantic golden trophy and cash award of #30,000 while Ibaji LG boys received a silver-made trophy and #20,000 for finishing as
runner-up at the Alhaji Sani Lulu
Abdullahi bankrolled football
Ofu U-13 Boys are now crowned
champions for the first time as
three-time winners Igalamela failed to
make the final which Nine Local
Government Areas of the Eastern
Senatorial district of Kogi State
participated in this year.
The Sponsor and Organizer of FOSLA U-13
Cup, Alhaji Sani Lulu
Abdullahi have revealed that the
increasing decline in discovery of
talented players to compete for the
country at the international level
was behind his vision to organize the
football tournament.
The Former NFF boss and FCT Sports’
Director stated that FOLSA Academy
is one of the best standards and
enterprising football talents rearing
outfit in the country, where successful
players are given free
education and quality training to help
them develop into a
professional player.
Speaking to newsmen, the 2013 FOSLA
U-13 Cup winning captain of Ofu LG
boys, Mohammed Adamu announced he
and his teammates have dedicated the
trophy to the Chairman of the council, for
support and encouragement
in ensuring they participated in the
Present at the finals was the
Commissioner of Works and Housing,
Honorable Ibrahim Abdullahi; Special
Adviser on PPP and Chairman of
Kogi United and Confluence Queens,
Mallam Abdul Adama; Nigeria
Football Federation’s Director of
Marketing, Mr Idris Adama; Hosts and
Chairman of Idah Local Government Area
Council, Honorable Musa Major
and top staff; Organizer and Former
President of NFF, Alhaji Sani Lulu

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