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- Chief Felix Anirah has said that the final of the grassroots tournament will be festival of football, HOST of the Felix Anirah Football Tournament (FAFT)
‘ll be a festival
HOST of the Felix Anirah Football Tournament (FAFT), Chief Felix Anirah has said that the final of the grassroots tournament will be festival of football.
Chief Anirah who is the People’s Democratic Party(PDP) candidate for Sapele State Constituency in the 2019 general elections disclosed this in an interview with The Urhobo Voice in Sapele, he said that Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, Governor of Delta State and his Edo State counterpart, Godwin Obaseki would be there to kick-off the game.
According to Chief Anirah, one time chairman, Sapele Local Government Council, “this final will be a festival of football as both Delta and Edo state Governors will be there live to support their state teams, just as Olorugun Charles Obule, our special guest of honour to be supported by other top personalities to watch the match. I will use the opportunity to let them know that there is the need to invest and support youth sports as it helps to harness their abundant energies and re-direct same to useful ventures.”
Delta state Ejele Academy Football Club and Edo state Sporting Dreams Football Club will trade tackles in a renewed rivalry in the round leather game on Saturday at the Sapele Township Stadium at 2pm.
The final which promised to be interesting saw big teams like J. Atete Football Club, Future Stars F.C, ,Iwere F.C., T Akoma Football Club, and Academy for Dreams F.C knocked out.
Olorogun Anirah expressed appreciation to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa and Chairman of Delta State Sports Commission, Chief Tonobok Okowa for releasing state sports facilities for the tournament free of charge for the tournament.