Osapa football club emerged champions of the 2018 Honourable Jide Akinloye 7-A – side football tournament after defeating Ajah Football Club 2-1 in an epic final played on Sunday.
The final, was preceded by a novelty match between the Ikoyi/Obalende coaches and Eti-Osa coaches which ended in a 1-1 draw as the Country Manager, Coerver Coaching International, Yomi Kuku, performed the ceremonial kick- off.
The Chairman, Eti-Osa Coaching Council and member of board, Lagos State Coaching Council expressed satisfaction at the level of organization by the local organising committee (LOC), chaired by Prince Ademola Akinloye, who is also a footballer.
Sponsor of the tournament and member of the House of Representatives, Honourable Jide Akinloye said he was set to create a path for Nigeria’s talented football players in order to attain greater height in their chosen profession.
The lawmaker, who made this statement during the final of a football competition, prayed that in the next five to ten years, Eti – Osa, would boast of players in the national teams of all ages.
While making his speech before the presentation of awards and tournament’s trophies, Hon Akinloye, who thanked the players and people of Eti-Osa for their unflinching support, said he had partnered with Coerver Coaching International for football development in Eti-Osa.