By; AYO OJEDOKUN, Lagos
Following the success that crowned its’ just ended Under-17 Football Cup, management of VCN Sports has vowed to do more towards boosting youth football development in the country.
MD/CEO of VCN Sports, Chief Victor Nwaribeaku, a.k.a, Akwa-ugo declared at Friday’s final involving champions, Dominion Hotspur of Surulere and Atico Football Academy of Ikosi Isheri, Lagos at the Legacy Pitch, National Stadium, Lagos that more quality players would be discovered through such youth football programmes.
Two splendid goals by skipper Adam Olarenwaju inspired Dominion Hotspur to a 2-1 victory over Atico FA in the exciting final that was graced by ex Super Eagles stars, Victor Agali, Etim Esin, Friday Elahor, Seyi Fetuga, Ifeanyi Udeze and Friday Ekpo.
An elated Nwaribeaku said beside the high quality of play, he was inspired by the presence of Esin, Elahor, Fetuga, Agali, Udeze and Ekpo.
“It’s hard for me to explain how we at VCN Management are feeling. Personally, I thank God for the success recorded and we shall continue to inspire young and talented footballers towards realising their ambition to play for Nigeria and get good football clubs.
“The ex-internationals were invited to motivate the teams and I’m happy that they honoured VCN with their strong presence,” said Nwaribeaku, who presented N200,000 to the winners and N100,000 to the runners up,.Ademola Junior Football Academy of Agege that outscored Browlfac of Ikorodu 2-1 in the 3rd place game went home with the sum of N50,000.