Ambassador FC wins Yusuf Kwaros soccer competition
By; Sani Aliyu, Zaria.
Ambassador Football Club of Zaria has won the 1st edition of Alh. Yusuf Yahaya Kwaros soccer competition in a penalty shootout; 8-7 against United Star Rangers Football Club after a 1-1 draw at regulation time played at Nasara FC field at Kofar Doka.
United Star Rangers FC first scored in the 50th minutes while Ambassador equalised in the 80th minutes of the game.
Ibrahim Kwakwa of Ambassador FC won the best player prize, Alh. Inuwa of United Star Rangers FC won the highest best scorer with 15 goals and Ambassador’s Goalkeeper Abubakar won the best Goalkeeper award.
Speaking at the closing ceremony, the sponsor of the competition Alhaji Yusuf Yahaya Kwaros promised to continue supporting youth sports development in Zazzau emirate.
Yusuf Kwaros charged youths to engage in sporting activities in order to strengthen their mutual understanding and friendships.
At the end of the ceremony, Ambassador FC lifted the giant trophy, a set of jersey and a football. The runners up received a set of jersey and a football and the third place received a set of jersey.